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Coronavirus tally: U.S. cases seem to be declining as hospitalizations down 2% from two weeks ago

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By Ciara Linnane

U.S. known cases of COVID seem to be declining based on numbers provided by a New York Times tracker, although the true tally is likely higher given how many people are testing at home, where the data are not being collected. The daily average for new cases stood at 109,117 on Tuesday, according to a New York Times tracker , down 15% from two weeks ago. The daily average for hospitalizations was down 2% at 42,868, while the daily average for deaths is up 13% to 490. Globally, the confirmed case tally rose above 586.4 million on Tuesday, according to data aggregated by Johns 2Hopkins, while the death toll is above 6.42 million with the U.S. leading the world with 92.3 million cases and 1,034,464 deaths.

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