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Wednesday, September 08, 2021

September 8th COVID-19: Cases Might Have Peaked

by Calculated Risk on 9/08/2021 03:40:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 376,955,132, as of a week ago 371,280,129. Average doses last week: 0.81 million per day. 

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated53.3%52.6%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)177.1174.6≥2321
New Cases per Day3140,058155,826≤5,0002
Deaths per Day31,0221,129≤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 68.3%, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland. New Jersey, Washington, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire at 60.3%.

The following 13 states and D.C. have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Oregon at 58.7%, District of Columbia, Virginia, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan at 50.9%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are South Dakota at 49.8%, Kentucky at 49.5%, Arizona at 49.3%, Kansas at 49.1%, Ohio at 48.9%, Nevada at 48.7%, Texas at 48.5%, Utah at 48.3% and Alaska 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.