USA: Covid reproduction rate

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Covid reproduction rate

 Latest value 0.89
 Reference January 2023
 Measure rate
 Data availability March 2020 - January 2023
 Average 1.08
 Min - Max 0.57 - 3.1
 Source Our World in Data
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from March 2020 to January 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.08 rate with a minimum of 0.57 rate in February 2022 and a maximum of 3.1 rate in March 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Covid reproduction rate around the world.
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USA - Covid reproduction rate - recent values

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USA - Covid reproduction rate - historical chart - 2020-2023
Measure: rate
Source: Our World in Data

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Definition: The expected number of Covid cases directly generated by one Covid case in a population.

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