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September 29th COVID-19: 7-Day Average Cases Off 30% from Recent Peak

by Calculated Risk on 9/29/2021 06:31:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 391,992,662, as of a week ago 387,493,716, or 0.75 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Week
Percent fully Vaccinated 55.9% 54.9% >=70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 185.5 182.4 >=2321
New Cases per Day3 110,232 131,736 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3 74,923 83,786 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3 1,487 1,508 <=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).

KUDOS to the residents of the 13 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 69.4%, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, and District of Columbia at 60.1%.

The following 21 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Colorado at 59.3%, California, Minnesota, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Wisconsin, Texas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah and Ohio at 50.2%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are North Carolina 49.7%, Montana at 48.4%, and Indiana at 48.3% .

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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