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Thursday, September 02, 2021

September 2nd COVID-19: New Cases Still Increasing, Deaths Averaging Over 1,000 per Day

by Calculated Risk on 9/02/2021 03:01:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 372,116,617, as of a week ago 365,767,674. Average doses last week: 0.91 million per day. 

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated52.7%51.9%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)175.0172.2≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩153,245146,086≤5,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,0461,009≤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 10 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 68.0%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington, New York, New Mexico at 60.2%.

The following 14 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated:  New Hampshire at 59.8%, Oregon, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.6%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.4%, Kentucky at 48.8%, Ohio at 48.5%, Kansas at 48.5%, Arizona at 48.1%, Nevada at 48.1%, Utah at 47.8%, Texas at 47.8% and Alaska at 47.4%.

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.