Numbers cruncher Steve Thode has been following and reporting on the Covid-19 data since the inception of the pandemic. Here's his latest report.
The 14-Day COVID-19 New Case Rate has dropped substantially in both Lehigh and NorCo.
The number of new cases in the two counties combined has dropped by 50% in less than a month as illustrated by this chart:
In the last 14 days, Lehigh has reported only 143 new cases out of 6,008 new tests.
That's a positivity rate of 2.38%.
In the last 14 days, NorCo has reported only 124 new cases out of 5,323 new tests.
That's a positivity rate of 2.33%.
The 14-day case rates and positivity rates are the lowest for both counties since the pandemic began.
Statewide, the positivity rate for the last 14 days is 3.05%. That's also a new low.