- The Wall Street Journal – Delta Surge of Covid-19 Recedes, Leaving Winter Challenge Ahead
Infections, hospitalizations and deaths decline in most states; ‘We may be at a turning point’
The Delta wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is past its peak, with new cases, hospitalizations and deaths declining in most states. The approaching holidays and winter months will test whether the U.S. can sustain that momentum. New Covid-19 case numbers in the U.S. are close to levels recorded near this time last year, with a seven-day average at about 72,000 a day, Johns Hopkins University data show. But the trajectory is opposite. Last fall, cases were rising while hospitalizations and deaths, trailing indicators, were starting to follow.
- The Wall Street Journal – China Locks 30,000 Visitors Inside Shanghai Disneyland After One Guest Got Covid-19
Guests required to take coronavirus test to exit after a positive case shuts down the park
More than 30,000 visitors to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park were kept within the park’s gates on Sunday and forced to undergo Covid-19 testing after a customer tested positive for the virus, a move that underscores China’s eradication efforts.