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August 23rd COVID-19: Data reported on Monday is always low, and will be revised up as data is received


by Calculated Risk on 8/23/2021 07:47:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 363,267,789, as of a week ago 357,292,057. Average doses last week: 0.85 million per day.

COVID Metrics TodayYesterdayWeek
AgoGoalPercent fully
Vaccinated51.5%51.5%50.8%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated
(millions)171.1170.8168.7>=2321New Cases
per Day3124,383133,517130,165<=5,0002Hospitalized3?77,72780,36271,466<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?691725664<=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).

KUDOS to the residents of the 7 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 67.5%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and New Jersey at 60.5%.

The following 17 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Washington at 59.5%, New Hampshire, New York State, New Mexico, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.0%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 48.4%, Ohio at 47.8%, Kentucky at 47.6%, Kansas at 47.3%, Arizona at 47.1%, Nevada at 46.8%, Utah at 46.7%, and Alaska at 46.6%.

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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.

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