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Some U.S. Hot Spots Near Mark When U.K. Delta Surge Reversed

A community town hall to promote Covid-19 vaccinations with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, not seen, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, on July 16.

A community town hall to promote Covid-19 vaccinations with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, not seen, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, on July 16.

Photographer: Liz Sanders/Bloomberg
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Some Covid-19 hot spots in the U.S. are nearing the point at which other countries saw a decline in delta-variant surges.

Delta waves in India and the U.K. have been marked by hyperspeed spikes in infections that eased dramatically after about two months. The first major U.S. Covid outbreaks of the delta era -- in Missouri and Arkansas -- started in earnest around the end of May.