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VA COVID Status: Feb 6, 2021: Are we leveling off in our case decline?

  VA COVID  Status: Feb 6, 2021 Today is full update The introduction section, situation awareness, is updated with every post.  The figures and tables in the document are always updated, but the text in the remainder of the document is only changed as needed. Situational Awareness Big picture: The daily case count continues to decrease from the mid-January peak. While the daily counts have increased slightly but the weekly trends continue to show a significant improvement over prior week.  The number of patients continues to decrease from the peak, and the % of tests that are positive are down to around 11%.  I expect what has happened is the Dec – Jan increase was the results of people traveling for the holidays.  My expectations are that any further decrease will be a reflection of the number of non-immune people decrease due to the vaccination efforts. Today’s case count is 4,709. which is in line with the three-week bias-adjusted average of 4,816 cases. The current weekly total of