What should we expect from the coronavirus this fall?

Cases are on the rise in the United States, but severe cases are lower than previous years

A photo of a COVID-19 test kit and a person using the test.

Coronavirus cases across the United States are on the rise, although a lack of testing data makes it difficult to gauge how much the virus is spreading.

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Across the United States, thousands of people with COVID-19 are being hospitalized each week and the number is steadily trending up — a sure sign that overall cases have also been on the rise.