One person in every 500 have died of COVID in ten states as new infections dip to 41K but health experts warn there could be a new spike as states ease restrictions and spring brekkers go wild
- Covid Tracking Project revealed that 10 US states have seen at least one in every 500 of its residents die from COVID-19
- It comes as the US surpassed 524,000 deaths across the country It came as
Ten US states have seen more than one in 500 of their residents die from COVID-19, a new report has determined.
That shocking statistic was published by the COVID-19 Tracking Project on Sunday, on the same day as 41, 265 Americans tested positive to the virus.
While daily case numbers are trending downward, there are fears that a fourth wave is imminent as several states end all lockdown restrictions and scores of college students travel to Florida for Spring Break.
One in every 379 residents in the Garden State has succumbed to the virus, according to the data.
Meanwhile, neighboring states New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts have also seen more than one in every 500 residents die from the disease.
South Dakota, Arizona, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi have also seen one in every 500 of their residents die from coronavirus.
However, the high death toll has not deterred Mississippi from lifting all lockdown restrictions in their state.
Maskless revelers were seen hit shops, restaurants and bars in the southern state this weekend, fueling fear that case numbers could explode there again in the near future.
Meanwhile, thousands of young students from across the country
the same time as scores of college students crowded Florida bars and beaches for Spring Break.
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