Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
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The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
UPDATE
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.
COVIDView: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity

NCHS Mortality Surveillance Data

NCHS Mortality Surveillance Data
Updated July 17, 2020

NCHS Mortality Surveillance Data
For the Week Ending July 11, 2020 (Week 28)
Data as of July 16, 2020
Year Week Total Deaths Pneumonia, Influenza or
COVID-19 Deaths
Number % of Total Baseline Threshold
2019 40 52,564 2,730 5.2 5.3 5.7
2019 41 53,090 2,799 5.3 5.4 5.7
2019 42 54,336 3,009 5.5 5.5 5.8
2019 43 54,048 3,027 5.6 5.6 5.9
2019 44 54,086 2,956 5.5 5.7 6.0
2019 45 55,699 3,113 5.6 5.8 6.2
2019 46 55,886 3,145 5.6 5.9 6.3
2019 47 56,197 3,066 5.5 6.0 6.4
2019 48 55,465 3,064 5.5 6.2 6.5
2019 49 57,301 3,427 6.0 6.3 6.6
2019 50 57,658 3,597 6.2 6.4 6.7
2019 51 57,424 3,518 6.1 6.5 6.8
2019 52 58,455 3,740 6.4 6.6 6.9
2020 1 59,924 4,507 7.5 6.7 7.0
2020 2 60,415 4,583 7.6 6.7 7.1
2020 3 58,961 4,484 7.6 6.8 7.2
2020 4 58,532 4,357 7.4 6.9 7.2
2020 5 58,341 4,254 7.3 6.9 7.3
2020 6 59,099 4,299 7.3 7.0 7.3
2020 7 58,373 4,359 7.5 7.0 7.3
2020 8 58,371 4,225 7.2 7.0 7.3
2020 9 58,538 4,424 7.6 7.0 7.3
2020 10 58,655 4,547 7.8 7.0 7.3
2020 11 57,694 4,534 7.9 6.9 7.3
2020 12 58,549 5,353 9.1 6.9 7.2
2020 13 62,520 8,235 13.2 6.8 7.1
2020 14 71,746 15,281 21.3 6.7 7.1
2020 15 78,461 20,886 26.6 6.7 7.0
2020 16 76,133 21,051 27.7 6.6 6.9
2020 17 73,060 19,033 26.1 6.5 6.8
2020 18 68,319 16,417 24.0 6.4 6.7
2020 19 65,572 14,075 21.5 6.3 6.6
2020 20 62,896 11,884 18.9 6.2 6.5
2020 21 59,608 9,803 16.4 6.0 6.4
2020 22 56,843 8,581 15.1 5.9 6.3
2020 23 55,281 7,326 13.3 5.8 6.2
2020 24 53,233 6,281 11.8 5.7 6.0
2020 25 51,142 5,677 11.1 5.6 5.9
2020 26 46,892 4,638 9.9 5.5 5.9
2020 27 36,602 2,947 8.1 5.4 5.8
2020 28 19,408 1,235 6.4 5.4 5.7

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