COVID-19 hospitalizations reach the lowest they’ve been since early November.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are less than half of what they were during their peak last month.
Cases and deaths have also been on the decline, but experts warn against complacency.
Public health experts worry that new, more transmissible strains could cause another surge.
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COVID-19 hospitalizations across the country have been in decline over the past several weeks and this weekend dropped lower than they’ve been since early November.
Data from The COVID-19 Tracking Project shows that as of Saturday, 58,222 people were hospitalized, a more than 50% decrease from a peak of 132,476 hospitalizations on January 6.
It’s also the first time that hospitalizations dropped below 60,000 since November 9.
Coronavirus cases overall are on the decline.
CNN reported that there was a 29% decrease in cases over the previous week, the largest drop during the course of the pandemic so far.