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Coronavirus tally: Daily hospitalizations dip for first time since mid-April, but deaths reach 2 1/2-month high

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Coronavirus tally: Daily hospitalizations dip for first time since mid-April, but deaths reach 2 1/2-month high

Amid growing optimism of easing COVID-19 restrictions in Asia, which have been particularly strict given China's zero-COVID policy, the seven-day average of hospitalizations slipped for the first time since mid-April and new cases also dipped. The daily average of new COVID-19 cases fell to 105,754 on Monday from 113,235 on Sunday, but was still up 10% from two weeks ago. The daily average of hospitalizations fell to 33,953 on Monday from, 33,993 on Sunday, but was still up 12% from two weeks ag