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October 26th COVID-19: 30 Days till Thanksgiving; Need to Get Daily Cases Down Before Holidays

by Calculated Risk on 10/26/2021 04:06:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 414,302,192, as of a week ago 408,797,942, or 0.79 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Week
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated 57.4% 57.0% >=70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 190.7 189.3 >=2321
New Cases per Day3 65,953 78,197 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3 46,777 52,815 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3 1,159 1,242 <=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 4 states that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 70.9%, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maine at 70.1% .

KUDOS also to the residents of the 12 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Massachusetts at 69.4%, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, District of Columbia, Colorado, California and Pennsylvania at 60.1%.

The following 20 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Delaware at 59.6%, Minnesota, Hawaii, Florida, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Texas, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, Ohio and Montana at 50.0%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Oklahoma at 49.7%, Indiana at 49.6%, South Carolina at 49.6%, Missouri at 49.5%, Arkansas at 47.7%, and Georgia at 47.6%.

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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