by Calculated Risk on 8/31/2021 03:26:00 PM
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated52.4%51.6%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)174.1171.4>=2321New Cases per Day3149,263145,423<=5,0002Hospitalized3?90,27985,350<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?985883<=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 14 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: New Hampshire at 59.7%, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.5%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.1%, Kentucky at 48.5%, Ohio at 48.4%, Kansas at 48.3%, Arizona at 47.9%, Nevada at 47.8%, Utah at 47.5%, Texas at 47.4% and Alaska at 47.2%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.