Some U.S. Hot Spots Near Mark When U.K. Delta Surge Reversed (1)

July 29, 2021, 9:08 PM

Some Covid-19 hot spots in the U.S. are nearing the point at which other countries saw a decline in delta-variant surges.

Delta waves in India and the U.K. have been marked by hyperspeed spikes in infections that eased dramatically after about two months. The first major U.S. Covid outbreaks of the delta era -- in Missouri and Arkansas -- started in earnest around the end of May.

The rest of the U.S. will be watching those states closely as infections spread. The cases are prompting authorities to reconsider masking and other public-health measures, but many state and local governments ...

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