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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

October 12th COVID-19: 7-Day Average Cases Down Almost 50% from Recent Peak

by Calculated Risk on 10/12/2021 03:57:00 PM

Data released on the day following a holiday is always low and will be revised up.

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 403,576,826, as of a week ago 397,718,055, or 0.84 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
 TodayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated56.5%56.0%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)187.7186.1≥2321
New Cases per Day385,19699,238≤5,0002
Hospitalized358,57366,984≤3,0002
Deaths per Day31,2931,453≤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 Vermont that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 70.3%.

KUDOS also to the residents of the 13 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Connecticut at 69.6%, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, District of Columbia and Colorado at 60.3%.

The following 21 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: California at 59.9%, Minnesota, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Wisconsin, Texas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina and Ohio at 50.9%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Montana at 49.1%, Indiana at 49.0%, Missouri at 48.7%, Oklahoma at 48.6% and South Carolina at 48.5%.

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.