The latest forecast predicts 740,000 to 762,000 reported deaths by November 6. It’s third consecutive week of a projected decrease in newly reported deaths.

The latest CDC forecast predicts 500 to 10,100 new confirmed Covid-19 hospitalizations likely to be reported by November 5 — a fifth straight week of projected declines. As of October 12, there were 64,332 people hospitalized with Covid-19, according to US Health and Human Services data.

In terms of cases, there was no predicted increase or decrease.

The latest forecasts come as Covid-19 cases are declining in the US — an optimistic outlook that needs to be tempered by the still-high rate of infections, especially in children.
The number of new cases in children remains “exceptionally high,” with 148,222 cases reported in the…