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The 5 States Where COVID Is Now Spreading Fastest

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 6: While some have been quick to celebrate the country's successes in the fight against coronavirus, one thing is still clear: The pandemic is far from over in the U.S. With new cases rising in some states, it appears that things may be headed in the wrong direction in certain areas. Now, as fall approaches and with flu season around the corner, states that avoided earlier surges are beginning to see COVID spread fast.The infection rate is one of the metrics that medical experts use to gauge COVID outbreaks, measuring how many other people someone with the virus will pass it along to on average. If the number is less than one, it means things are slowing down; if it's above one, the virus is spreading. As of Sept. 16, these are the five states where the infection rate is currently the highest, based on data collected by Covid Act Now. And if you're wondering how COVID sticks with patients, here are The 98 Longest Lasting COVID Symptoms You Need to Know About.Read the original article on Best Life.

The 5 States Where COVID Is Now Spreading Fastest

While some have been quick to celebrate the country's successes in the fight against coronavirus, one thing is still clear: The pandemic is far from over in the U.S. With new cases rising in some states, it appears that things may be headed in the wrong direction in certain areas. Now, as fall approaches and with flu season around the corner, states that avoided earlier surges are beginning to see COVID spread fast.

The infection rate is one of the metrics that medical experts use to gauge COVID outbreaks, measuring how many other people someone with the virus will pass it along to on average. If the number is less than one, it means things are slowing down; if it's above one, the virus is spreading. As of Sept. 16, these are the five states where the infection rate is currently the highest, based on data collected by Covid Act Now. And if you're wondering how COVID sticks with patients, here are The 98 Longest Lasting COVID Symptoms You Need to Know About.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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