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August 7th COVID-19: 125,000 New Cases Reported Today

by Calculated Risk on 8/07/2021 05:12:00 PM

Congratulations to the residents of New Mexico 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 10th.
The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since February 26th.

The 7-day average deaths is the highest since May 27th.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.

Total doses administered: 350,627,188, as of a week ago 345,640,466. Average doses last week: 0.71 million per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Yesterday Week
Percent over 18,
One Dose?
70.8% 70.6% 69.7% >=70.0%1,2
Fully Vaccinated?
166.2 165.9 164.4 >=1601
New Cases per Day3? 99,727 96,781 75,712 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3? 49,588 47,388 35,013 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3? 454 424 302 <=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 and New Mexico are at 80%+, and Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, California, 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 69.0%, Nebraska at 68.2%, Wisconsin at 68.0%, Kansas at 67.4%, South Dakota at 67.2%, Nevada at 66.7%, and Iowa at 66.4%.

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.

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