COVIDView: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity, Week 49 [December 5, 2020] [open pdf - 893KB]
From the Key Updates: "Nationally, surveillance indicators tracking levels of SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] circulation and associated illnesses have been increasing since September; however, the percentage of emergency department (ED) visits for COVID [coronavirus disease 2019]-like illness (CLI) decreased slightly during week 49. The percentage of deaths due to pneumonia, influenza and COVID-19 (PIC) has been increasing since October. Both COVID-19-associated hospitalizations and PIC mortality for the most recent weeks are expected to increase as more data are received."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/