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August 16th COVID-19: Data reported on Monday is always low, and is revised up as data is received


According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.

Total doses administered: 357,292,057, as of a week ago 351,933,175. Average doses last week: 0.77 million per day.


COVID Metrics
 
Today
Yesterday
Week
Ago
Goal

Percent fully
Vaccinated
50.8%
50.7%
50.3%
≥70.0%1

Fully Vaccinated
(millions)
168.7
168.4
166.7
≥2321

New Cases
per Day3

108,470
115,299
110,656
≤5,0002

Hospitalized3🚩

65,935
67,640
54,857
≤3,0002

Deaths per Day3

495
523
495
≤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 6 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 67.1%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maryland.

The following 19 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: New Jersey at 59.8%, New Hampshire, Washington, New York State, New Mexico, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, Hawaii, California, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Florida and Iowa at 50.4%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Illinois at 49.8%, Michigan at 49.6%, South Dakota at 47.9, Ohio at 47.4%, Kentucky at 46.8%, Arizona at 46.5%, Kansas at 46.5%, Alaska at 46.3%, Nevada at 46.0%  and Utah at 45.8%.

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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.

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