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November 17th COVID-19: New Cases and Hospitalizations Increasing


by Calculated Risk on 11/17/2021 05:39:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 444,789,186, as of a week ago 434,486,889, or 1.47 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics TodayWeek
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated58.9%58.5%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)195.6194.4>=2321New Cases per Day3?85,94474,751<=5,0002Hospitalized3?40,40840,277<=3,0002Deaths per Day31,0281,091<=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). Note: COVID will probably stay endemic (at least for some time).

KUDOS to the residents of the 5 states that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 72.2%, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, and Massachusetts at 70.5% .
KUDOS also to the residents of the 16 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: New York at 67.8%, , New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, New Hampshire, Oregon, District of Columbia, New Mexico, Colorado, California, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Delaware, Florida, and Hawaii at 60.5%.

The following 19 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Wisconsin at 59.0%, Nebraska, Iowa, Utah, Michigan, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, Nevada, South Dakota, North Carolina, Alaska, Ohio, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Missouri and Indiana at 50.3%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Tennessee at 49.1%, Georgia at 49.0%, Arkansas at 48.8%, Louisiana at 48.4% and North Dakota at 48.3%.

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

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