by Calculated Risk on 8/18/2021 05:32:00 PM
The 7-day average deaths is the highest since May 13th.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.
Total doses administered: 358,599,835, as of a week ago 353,205,544. Average doses last week: 0.77 million per day.
per Day3?130,121128,508114,963<=5,0002Hospitalized3?74,60273,09959,800<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?554534520<=5021 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37 day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7 day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
IMPORTANT: For “herd immunity” most experts believe we need 70% to 85% of the total population fully vaccinated (or already had COVID).
The following 18 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: New Jersey at 59.9%, New Hampshire, Washington, New York State, New Mexico, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa and Illinois at 50.0%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Michigan at 49.7%, South Dakota at 48.1, Ohio at 47.5%, Kentucky at 47.0%, Kansas at 46.7%, Arizona at 46.6%, Alaska at 46.4%, Utah at 46.2%, and Nevada at 46.1%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.