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August 27th COVID-19: Cases Might be Peaking

The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since February 3rd.

The 7-day average deaths is the highest since March 16th.

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 366,838,484, as of a week ago 360,634,287. Average doses last week: 0.89 million per day. 

COVID Metrics
 
Today
Yesterday
Week
Ago
Goal

Percent fully
Vaccinated
52.0%
51.9%
51.2%
≥70.0%1

Fully Vaccinated
(millions)
172.6
172.2
170.0
≥2321

New Cases
per Day3🚩
144,138
143,835
140,242
≤5,0002

Hospitalized3🚩
88,009
87,585
79,393
≤3,0002

Deaths per Day3🚩
906
860
803
≤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 7 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 67.7%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and New Jersey at 61.0%.

The following 17 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Washington at 59.8%, New Hampshire, New York State, New Mexico, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.3%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 48.8%, Ohio at 48.1%, Kentucky at 48.0%, Kansas at 47.8%, Arizona at 47.5%, Utah at 47.3%, Nevada at 47.3%, and Alaska at 47.0%.

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

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