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Wednesday, August 04, 2021

August 4th COVID-19: Second Worst Wave for Cases and Hospitalizations

by Calculated Risk on 8/04/2021 04:21:00 PM

The 7-day average cases is the highest since February 13th.

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


According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.

Total doses administered: 348,102,478, as of a week ago 343,361,524. Average doses last week: 0.68 million per day.

COVID Metrics
 TodayYesterdayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent over 18,
One Dose✅
70.1%70.1%69.3%≥70.0%1,2
Fully Vaccinated✅
(millions)
165.3165.1163.6≥1601
New Cases per Day3🚩89,46385,82562,432≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩42,93840,93529,601≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩354333261≤502
1 America's Short Term Goals,
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37 day average for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing 7 day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Short term goal met (even if late).

KUDOS to the residents of the 20 states and D.C. that have achieved the 70% goal (percent over 18 with at least one dose): Vermont, Hawaii, Massachusetts and Connecticut are at 80%+, and Maine, New Mexico, New Jersey,  Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, California, Maryland, Washington, New Hampshire, New York, Illinois, Virginia, Delaware, Minnesota, Oregon, Colorado and D.C. are all over 70%.

Next up are Florida at 69.6%, Utah at 68.5%, Nebraska at 67.8%, Wisconsin at 67.6%, Kansas at 66.9%, South Dakota at 66.7%, Nevada at 66.2%, and Iowa at 66.0%.

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.