Weekly Tabulations of COVID Cases and Deaths; Updated Vaccine Counts
This edition provides tabulations of weekly trends in case and death numbers, finding that both are trending downward in recent weeks. The 7-day rolling average for new daily cases has declined for four straight days since February 27, after four consecutive days of case increases. The new case average has now declined for 46 out of the last 50 days, and the weekly average for new daily deaths has fallen for six of the last seven weeks.
This week, nearly 14 million vaccine doses were given out this week—approximately 10% higher than the prior week’s total. 79.5 million vaccine doses have been received in total as of March 3. Worldwide, nearly 274 million doses of the vaccine have been given worldwide– 29% of which have been in the US.