The Next Wave of the Coronavirus Is Gaining Steam
The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive is rising across the country, including in states that are also seeing a spike in cases.
The big picture: The virus is spreading throughout the U.S. It’s not concentrated in any one region, as it was during the previous waves.
- It’s unlikely to spread only among young, healthy people. The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living released a report yesterday highlighting the link between community spread and nursing home cases, and showing a recent uptick in both.