Coronavirus cases are falling all across the country

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New coronavirus infections slowed by nearly 16% over the past week, continuing a trend of rapid improvement.

Nationwide, the U.S. is averaging about 139,000 new cases per day — a 16% improvement over last week, which was a 16% improvement over the week before.

The number of new hospitalizations was also down last week, by just over 26%.  

And deaths fell by about 6%, to an average of 3,097 deaths per day.