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Monday, August 30, 2021

August 30th COVID-19: Data reported on Monday is always low, and will be revised up as data is received

by Calculated Risk on 8/30/2021 03:53:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 369,556,911, as of a week ago 363,267,789. Average doses last week: 0.90 million per day. 

COVID Metrics
 TodayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated52.4%51.5%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)173.8171.1≥2321
New Cases per Day3129,418144,614≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩84,63983,992≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩895875≤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 9 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 67.9%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington and New York at 60.0%.

The following 15 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated:  New Mexico at 59.9%, New Hampshire, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.5%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.1%, Ohio at 48.4%, Kentucky at 48.4%, Kansas at 48.2%, Arizona at 47.8%, Nevada at 47.7%, Utah at 47.5%, Texas at 47.3% and Alaska at 47.2%.

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.