Since the coronavirus pandemic began more than three years ago, the United States has suffered wave after wave of losses. Federal declaration’s expiration date Covid-19 Public Health Emergency Thursday signals a new outlook on the disease, and marks a moment to look back at the toll the virus has taken.
This map shows where people are dying from Covid at the highest rates. Few places remain the same.
The pace of deaths has slowed dramatically since early last year, but the death toll has continued to rise. More than 1.1 million people have died.
While deaths are the lowest since March 2020, Covid still claims a thousand lives every week.
The disease remains among the leading causes of death in the United States.