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Tuesday, October 05, 2021

October 5th COVID-19: 7-Day Average Cases Falls Below 100K, Lowest since August 3rd

by Calculated Risk on 10/05/2021 03:13:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 397,718,055, as of a week ago 391,152,574, or 0.94 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated56.0%55.8%≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)186.1185.3≥2321
New Cases per Day397,909111,851≤5,0002
Deaths per Day31,4441,492≤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 13 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 69.8%, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, and District of Columbia at 60.5%.

The following 22 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Colorado at 59.8%, California, Minnesota, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Wisconsin, Texas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, Ohio and North Carolina at 50.2%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Montana at 48.8%, Indiana at 48.7%, Missouri at 48.3% and Oklahoma at 48.1%.

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.