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As of July 21, cases are up in nearly all states since a pandemic low in June.
The Delta variant accounts for 83% of all COVID-19 cases, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Case rates are higher in states with lower vaccination rates.
President Joe Biden set the goal of getting 70% of adults at least one shot by Independence Day. By the end of June, 67% had started vaccinations.
Fewer Americans are short on adequate food than during the worst parts of the pandemic, according to recent survey data from the US Census Bureau. However, food scarcity has risen since falling to 8% in April.
Other charts show how much the vaccination rate fell and where adults are hesitant about the shots.
As of May 24, 30% of adults reported anxiety or depression symptoms. That is down from a peak of 43% in November of last year.
A look at five things about COVID-19 in May, including declining deaths and increased optimism among small businesses.
As of April 29, 44% of Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. President Biden signed 41 executive orders, 10 memoranda, and the American Rescue Plan Act into law.
Health officials are reviewing six cases of blood clots occurring in women six to 13 days after vaccination.
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