Covid, the news. gibbe: "Infections, hospital admissions and deaths continue to decline".

In Usa Kraken with 75% other variants have almost disappeared

In the USA, the sub-variant XBB.1.5 (Kraken) continues to grow. Last week, it was responsible for 74.7% of infections nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Cdc) projections. The subvariants BQ.1.1 and BQ1 (Cerberus) are 15.3 and 5.1%, respectively. All other subvariants have almost disappeared. XBB.1.5 began spreading in late November last year from the Northeast US; This is essentially the only variant left today, with rates over 95% in some states. On the west coast, BQ1 and BQ.1.1 are still holding up, although their descent continues. In the last week there were 40,404 cases of Covid in the US, down 1% from the previous week. 3,665 hospital admissions, with a 6.2% decrease compared to 7 days before.