by Calculated Risk on 9/01/2021 03:22:00 PM
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated52.6%51.7%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)174.6171.8>=2321New Cases per Day3?149,767146,021<=5,0002Hospitalized3?91,59286,712<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?952927<=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 50.6%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.3%, Kentucky at 48.7%, Ohio at 48.5%, Kansas at 48.4%, Arizona at 48.0%, Nevada at 48.0%, Utah at 47.8%, Texas at 47.6% and Alaska at 47.3%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.