by Calculated Risk on 9/03/2021 04:00:00 PM
NOTE: There will be no weekend updates on COVID.
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated52.9%52.0%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)175.5172.6>=2321New Cases per Day3?152,546148,564<=5,0002Hospitalized3?91,67488,858<=3,0002Deaths per Day3?1,0941,038<=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 13 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Oregon at 58.4%, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.7%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.5%, Kentucky at 49.0%, Arizona at 48.9%, Ohio at 48.6%, Kansas at 48.6%, Nevada at 48.2%, Utah at 47.9%, Texas at 47.9% and Alaska at 47.4%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.