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October 21st COVID-19: Progress

by Calculated Risk on 10/21/2021 03:49:00 PM

The CDC is the source for all data.
According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total doses administered: 411,010,650, as of a week ago 405,444,558, or 0.80 million doses per day.

COVID Metrics TodayWeek
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated57.2%56.7%>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)189.9188.3>=2321New Cases per Day373,07986,045<=5,0002Hospitalized350,79157,087<=3,0002Deaths per Day31,2521,308<=5021 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 3 states that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 70.6%, Connecticut and Rhode Island at 70.1% .
KUDOS also to the residents of the 12 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: Maine at 69.9%, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, District of Columbia, Colorado, and California at 60.5%.

The following 20 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Pennsylvania at 59.8%, Minnesota, Hawaii, Delaware, Florida, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, South Dakota, Texas, Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina and Ohio at 51.4%.

Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Montana at 49.9%, Indiana at 49.4%, South Carolina at 49.3%, Missouri at 49.2%, Oklahoma at 49.2% and Georgia at 47.2%.

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

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