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August 13th COVID-19: Over 140,000 New Cases Reported Today

by Calculated Risk on 8/13/2021 05:30:00 PM

Congratulations to the residents of California and Pennsylvania on joining the 80% club! Go for 90%!!! (80% of adults have had at least one shot).

The 7-day average cases is the highest since February 6th.
The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since February 15th.

The 7-day average deaths is the highest since May 19th.


According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.

Total doses administered: 354,777,950, as of a week ago 349,787,479. Average doses last week: 0.71 million per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Yesterday Week
Ago
Goal
Percent over 18,
One Dose?
71.6% 71.5% 70.6% >=70.0%1,2
Fully Vaccinated?
(millions)
167.7 167.4 165.9 >=1601
New Cases
per Day3?
116,508 114,208 100,981 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3? 64,231 62,117 47,709 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3? 514 491 424 <=502
1 America’s Short Term Goals,
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37 day average for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7 day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths

? Short term goal met (even if late).

KUDOS to the residents of the 21 states and D.C. that have achieved the 70% goal (percent over 18 with at least one dose): Vermont, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, California are at 80%+, Maryland, Washington, New Hampshire, New York, Illinois, Virginia, Delaware, Minnesota, Oregon, Colorado, Florida and D.C. are all over 70%.


Next up are Utah at 69.7%, Nebraska at 68.9%, Wisconsin at 68.6%, Kansas at 68.1%, South Dakota at 67.8%, Nevada at 67.6%, Texas at 67.5%, and Iowa at 67.1%.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

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

The current wave is already the second worst for cases although there was limited testing during the first wave.

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