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Friday, March 18, 2022

COVID Update: March 18, 2022; Deaths at 1,000 per Day, Lowest Since December 2021

by Calculated Risk on 3/18/2022 09:22:00 PM

Last June, new cases per day dropped to 8,000, hospitalizations fell to 12,000, and deaths were at 250 per day. We are still well above those levels.

On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated65.3%---≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)217.0---≥2321
New Cases per Day329,31234,471≤5,0002
Deaths per Day31,0321,184≤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.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.

New cases, hospitalizations and deaths are still declining.