by Calculated Risk on 1/06/2022 07:23:00 PM
o At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for December. There were 120 thousand jobs added in November, and the unemployment rate was at 4.2%. The consensus is for 400 thousand jobs added in December, and for the unemployment rate to decline to 4.1%.
And on COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
|Percent fully Vaccinated||62.4%||—||>=70.0%1|
|Fully Vaccinated (millions)||207.0||—||>=2321|
|New Cases per Day3?||586,391||315,851||<=5,0002|
|Deaths per Day3?||1,245||1,088||<=502|
|1 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.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.