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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

September 22nd COVID-19: 7-Day Average New Cases Off 20% from Recent High

by Calculated Risk on 9/22/2021 06:14:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 387,493,716, as of a week ago 382,294,795, or 0.74 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
 TodayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated54.9%54.1%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)182.4179.7≥2321
New Cases per Day3127,655147,804≤5,0002
Hospitalized382,87091,282≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,5131,470≤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 12 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 69.1%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire and Oregon at 60.1%.

The following 19 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Virginia at 59.8%, District of Columbia, Colorado, California, Minnesota, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, South Dakota, Kentucky, Arizona, Kansas and Texas, and Nevada at 50.1%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Utah at 49.9%, Ohio at 49.7%, Alaska at 49.5%, North Carolina 48.9% and Montana at 48.0%.

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.