Sharp drop in new COVID cases nationwide

It has been one year since first known COVID death in U.S.
Posted at 9:08 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 21:08:34-05

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — There is encouraging news on the national front when it comes to the ongoing pandemic.

The 7-day average of daily COVID-19 cases has declined by nearly 50%.

That's the lowest average since November 10.

Meantime, it has now been one year, to the day, since the first known COVID-19 death here in the United States.

Since then, more than 460,000 Americans have lost their lives.

The deaths cover all 50 states, with victims in every age group.