Four charts that analyze how omicron’s wave compares to previous coronavirus peaks

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from The Washington Post,

The United States continues to see a huge spike in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant, with numbers surging to double that of the previous January 2021 peak.

D.C., in particular, has been hit hard. Previously low on the U.S. list of covid-burdened areas, D.C. has become one of the country’s worst coronavirus hot spots, with a much higher rate of cases per capita than any state despite a relatively high vaccination rate of about 85 percent.

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