by Calculated Risk on 8/20/2021 03:19:00 PM
This data is from the CDC.
The 7-day average deaths is the highest since April 1st.
Total doses administered: 360,634,287, as of a week ago 354,777,950. Average doses last week: 0.84 million per day.
per Day3?130,926133,088119,972<=5,0002Hospitalized3?78,39977,21464,658<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?686640585<=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 17 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Washington at 59.2%, New Hampshire, New York State, New Mexico, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa and Illinois at 50.2%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Michigan at 49.8%, South Dakota at 48.3%, Ohio at 47.6%, Kentucky at 47.2%, Kansas at 46.9%, Arizona at 46.8%, Alaska at 46.5%, Utah at 46.5%, and Nevada at 46.4%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.