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September 9th COVID-19: Some Progress

by Calculated Risk on 9/09/2021 03:34:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 377,622,065, as of a week ago 372,116,617. Average doses last week: 0.79 million per day.

COVID Metrics
Today Week
Percent fully Vaccinated 53.4% 52.7% >=70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 177.4 175.0 >=2321
New Cases per Day3 136,558 156,340 <=5,0002
Hospitalized3 92,646 92,696 <=3,0002
Deaths per Day3 1,076 1,214 <=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 11 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 68.4%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire at 60.4%.

The following 13 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Oregon at 58.8%, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 51.0%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.9%, Kentucky at 49.6%, Arizona at 49.4%, Kansas at 49.1%, Ohio at 49.0%, Nevada at 48.7%, Texas at 48.6%, Utah at 48.5% and Alaska at 48.1%.

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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