by Calculated Risk on 5/12/2021 04:00:00 PM
2) 116.4 million Americans are fully vaccinated (160 million goal)
Note: I’ll stop posting this daily once all three of these criteria are met:
1) 70% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose of vaccine, and
2) new cases are under 5,000 per day, and
3) hospitalizations are below 3,000.
And check out COVID Act Now to see how each state is doing.
This graph shows the daily (columns) 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.
Note: The ups and downs during the Winter surge were related to reporting delays due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
This data is from the CDC.
The second graph shows the number of people hospitalized.
The CDC cautions that due to reporting delays, the area in grey will probably increase.