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November 8th COVID-19: New Cases Stuck at 70,000+ per Day

by Calculated Risk on 11/08/2021 06:00:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 430,927,624, as of a week ago 422,070,099, or 1.27 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Week
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated 58.4% 58.0% >=70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 193.8 192.5 >=2321
New Cases per Day3? 71,867 71,470 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3 38,570 43,574 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3 1,068 1,176 <=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.

IMPORTANT: For “herd immunity” most experts believe we need 70% to 85% of the total population fully vaccinated (or already had COVID). Note: COVID will probably stay endemic (at least for some time).


KUDOS to the residents of the 5 states that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 71.7%, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, and Massachusetts at 70.0% .

KUDOS also to the residents of the 16 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: New York at 67.2%, , New Jersey, Maryland, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, District of Columbia, Colorado, California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Delaware, Minnesota, Hawaii, and Florida at 60.1%.

The following 20 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Wisconsin at 58.7%, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Texas, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, Ohio, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Indiana, and Missouri at 50.1%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Georgia at 48.6%, Arkansas at 48.4%, Louisiana at 48.0%, and Tennessee at 48.0%.

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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