Is it now reasonable to discuss the end of the pandemic? Yes, but with caveats. – The Washington Post

The seven-day average for daily infections dropped listed below 36,000 on Thursday, about half the number reported in mid-April during a moderate spring boost in cases, and barely a tenth of the number from mid-January during the winter wave. Hospitalizations are at the lowest level considering that early October. Deaths remain at more than 600 a day typically, but likewise are slowly dropping as the infection pipeline is squeezed, and have not been this low since June 10. So far this month, the countrys capital has reported no deaths from covid-19, the disease brought on by the virus, on seven days.