Travel Alert: 6 Midwest States At ‘Tipping Point,’ Per Harvard-Brown Covid-19 Tracker

With a country’s coronavirus epicenter now hovering over a Midwest, a series of states “at a tipping point” for COVID-19 infections has jumped from one to 6 in a past week.

Americans who live in 33 states — two-thirds of a nation — should not be roving right now, according to a risk-assessment map run by a Harvard Global Health Institute and Brown School of Public Health. The color-coded map provides a elementary approach for Americans to consider that risk. Each state has a rating of green, yellow, orange or red, formed on a series of new daily cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 people over a seven-day rolling average. States colored red or orange are over a threshold for permitting non-essential travel, according to a scientists.

Based on a tracker’s latest data, 6 states — North Dakota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma — are now colored red, that means they have 25 or some-more new certain Covid-19 cases any day per 100,000 people. Those states are “at a tipping point” and should be underneath stay-at-home orders, according to a Harvard and Brown researchers.

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A week ago, usually North Dakota was in a red zone. Over a past 7 days, a Roughrider State’s normal total of new cases climbed a whopping 49%, from 32.1 to 47.7 new daily cases per 100,000 people.

But a week’s biggest inciter was Wisconsin, whose caseload jumped an startling 146% — from 16.9 to 41.5 new daily cases per 100,000 people — adequate to safe it into second position in a country.

Alarmingly, a normal series of new daily cases is rising in many high-risk states: adult 28% in South Dakota; adult 66% in Arkansas; adult 23% in Missouri and Oklahoma; and adult 14% in Iowa.

Twenty-seven states are colored orange on a map, that signifies they have 10 or some-more new daily certain Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people over a seven-day rolling average. These states are experiencing an “accelerated spread” of Covid-19, with “stay-at-home orders and/or exam and snippet programs advised,” according to a Harvard and Brown researchers.

States labeled yellow on a map are not in a clear. Yellow means there is between one and 9 new cases of Covid-19 any day per 100,000 people, that still signifies village spread.

Only Vermont is in a immature zone, that means fewer than one new daily box per 100,000 people. That signifies that a illness is “on lane for containment.”


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