Spot the difference – a very similar pattern emerges in the northern states. Notice the sharply rising fatality rate (red line) in most cases. Idaho is currently on 12.4 COVID deaths per million per day.
Fortunately a declinining trend in some southern states – especially the blue line (cases)
The net result is that the US has definitely bent the curve for new cases; but fatalities are not falling much. Average deaths are 1600 per day.
Total deaths for October looks set to have a similar level of deaths as September