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Reported Cases

As of November 2, 2022, the current 7-day average of weekly new cases (39,016) increased 4.7% compared with the previous 7-day average (37,261). A total of 97,604,763 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the United States as of November 2, 2022.

Variant Proportions

CDC Nowcast projections* for the week ending November 5, 2022, estimate that the combined national proportion of lineages designated as Omicron will continue to be 100%. There are eight lineages designated as Omicron with estimates above 1%: BA.5—and four of its sublineages (BQ.1, BQ.1.1, BF.7, and BA.5.2.6)—BA.4.6, BA.2.75, and BA.2.75.2. The predominant Omicron lineage is BA.5, projected to  be 39.2% (95% PI 36.2-42.3%).

The national proportion of BQ.1.1 is projected to be 18.8% (95% PI 15.7-22.4%), BQ.1 is projected to be 16.5% (95% PI 13.6-20.0%), BA.4.6 is projected to be 9.5% (95% PI 8.6-10.5%), BF.7 is projected to be 9.0% (95% PI 7.9-10.1%), BA.5.2.6 is projected to be 3.1% (95% PI 2.5-3.7%), BA.2.75 is projected to be 2.3% (95% PI 1.9-2.8%), and BA.2.75.2 is projected to be 1.3% (95% PI 0.9-1.7%). See COVID Data Tracker for current data.

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