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These 4 States Should Lock Down Right Away, Harvard Researchers Say

Best Life Logo By Richard Evans of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: The coronavirus pandemic has shown signs of slowing down across the country, with lower numbers nationwide signaling major signs of improvement. Unfortunately, the U.S. is far from being out of the woods, and even with an encouraging trajectory, certain areas are still experiencing a troubling rise in new cases. In fact, there are four states that may need to lock down again to contain their ongoing COVID outbreaks.The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) keeps a regularly updated color-coded map of COVID risk levels in every state. States with more than 25 daily new cases per 100,000 people—a 7-day moving average—are colored red. "Once a community reaches the red risk level, stay-at-home orders become necessary again," according to the researchers.Based on the number of new cases, these are the states that meet that criteria as of Sept. 18, and should consider an immediate return to lockdown. And for more states struggling to control coronavirus, these are The 5 States Where COVID Is Now Spreading Fastest.Read the original article on Best Life.

These 4 States Should Lock Down Right Away, Harvard Researchers Say

The coronavirus pandemic has shown signs of slowing down across the country, with lower numbers nationwide signaling major signs of improvement. Unfortunately, the U.S. is far from being out of the woods, and even with an encouraging trajectory, certain areas are still experiencing a troubling rise in new cases. In fact, there are four states that may need to lock down again to contain their ongoing COVID outbreaks.

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) keeps a regularly updated color-coded map of COVID risk levels in every state. States with more than 25 daily new cases per 100,000 people—a 7-day moving average—are colored red. "Once a community reaches the red risk level, stay-at-home orders become necessary again," according to the researchers.

Based on the number of new cases, these are the states that meet that criteria as of Sept. 18, and should consider an immediate return to lockdown. And for more states struggling to control coronavirus, these are The 5 States Where COVID Is Now Spreading Fastest.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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