According to the CDC, on Vaccinations
. Total doses administered: 471,700,443.
COVID Metrics TodayWeek
AgoGoal Percent fully Vaccinated60.0%—≥70.0%1 Fully Vaccinated (millions)199.3—≥2321 New Cases per Day3🚩103,82387,603≤5,0002 Hospitalized3🚩49,17646,003≤3,0002 Deaths per Day3🚩1,154733≤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). Note: COVID will probably stay endemic (at least for some time).
KUDOS to the residents of the 5 states that have achieved 70% of total population fully vaccinated: Vermont at 74.0%, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, and Massachusetts at 72.2%.
KUDOS also to the residents of the 16 states and D.C. that have achieved 60% of total population fully vaccinated: New York at 69.2%, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, New Hampshire, Oregon, District of Columbia, New Mexico, Colorado, California, Minnesota, Illinois, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, and Wisconsin at 60.2%.
The following 19 states have between 50% and 59.9% fully vaccinated: Pennsylvania at 59.3%, Nebraska, Iowa, Utah, Michigan, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, Nevada, South Dakota, North Carolina, Alaska, Ohio, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Missouri and Indiana at 51.0%.
Next up (total population, fully vaccinated according to CDC) are Tennessee at 49.8%, Arkansas at 49.8%, Georgia at 49.4%, Louisiana at 49.2%, North Dakota at 49.2%, and West Virginia at 49.2%.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.