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Thursday, August 05, 2021

August 5th COVID-19

by Calculated Risk on 8/05/2021 03:46:00 PM

Congratulations to the residents of Maine and New Jersey on joining the 80% club! Well done. Go for 90%!!!

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

The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since March 1st.

The 7-day average deaths is the highest since June 8th.


According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.

Total doses administered: 348,966,419, as of a week ago 344,071,595. Average doses last week: 0.70 million per day.

COVID Metrics
 TodayYesterdayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent over 18,
One Dose✅
70.4%70.1%69.4%≥70.0%1,2
Fully Vaccinated✅
(millions)
165.6165.3163.9≥1601
New Cases per Day3🚩89,97689,66367,273≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩44,86543,03731,331≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩377355279≤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, Connecticut, Maine and New Jersey are at 80%+, and New Mexico, 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 69.9%, Utah at 68.5%, Nebraska at 68.1%, Wisconsin at 67.7%, Kansas at 67.0%, South Dakota at 66.8%, Nevada at 66.4%, and Iowa at 66.2%.

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.