“Once you go over the case cliff, where you have so many cases that you overwhelm the system, basically at that point when you fall off that case cliff, you’re going to see mortality rates go up substantially,” he said.
The country reached a peak seven-day average of 176,000 reported cases on Wednesday, and there is reason to fear the worst is still coming.
After rising cases has come the new surge of deaths.
In the Upper Midwest, where reports of new cases have started to level off, deaths are still mounting.
Nearly 40 percent of all coronavirus deaths in Wisconsin have been reported since the start of November.
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