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Friday, September 03, 2021

September 3rd COVID-19: Vaccination Rate has Increased, Over 1,500 Deaths Reported Today

by Calculated Risk on 9/03/2021 04:00:00 PM

NOTE: There will be no weekend updates on COVID.

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 373,516,809, as of a week ago 366,838,484. Average doses last week: 0.95 million per day. 

COVID Metrics
 TodayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated52.9%52.0%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)175.5172.6≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩152,546148,564≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩91,67488,858≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,0941,038≤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 11 states that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 68.1%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire at 60.1%.

The following 13 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Oregon at 58.4%, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.7%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.5%, Kentucky at 49.0%, Arizona at 48.9%, Ohio at 48.6%, Kansas at 48.6%, Nevada at 48.2%, Utah at 47.9%, Texas at 47.9% 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.