COVID-19 cases are overall dropping in the United States but some regions are still experiencing spikes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

According to the CDC data, the 7-day moving average of cases stands around 716,000. That’s down from 797,000 from more than a week ago. 

However, COVID-related deaths are trending upward with the 7-day moving average hovering just below 2,000. That’s an increase from 1,100 in late December. 

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