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COVID Update Jan 7, 2022

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On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):COVID Metrics  TodayWeekAgoGoal Percent fully Vaccinated62.4%---≥70.0%1 Fully Vaccinated (millions)207.2---≥2321 New Cases per Day3🚩614,552360,566≤5,0002 Hospitalized3🚩99,69070,676≤3,0002 Deaths per Day3🚩1,3501,136≤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. Click on graph for larger image.This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.New cases are at record levels.  It appears likely hospitalizations will exceed the previous 7-day average record of 124,031 a year ago.Fortunately,

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On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

COVID Metrics
 TodayWeek
Ago
Goal
Percent fully Vaccinated62.4%---≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)207.2---≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩614,552360,566≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩99,69070,676≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,3501,136≤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 positive tests reported.

New cases are at record levels.  It appears likely hospitalizations will exceed the previous 7-day average record of 124,031 a year ago.

Fortunately, deaths are still well below the previous 7-day average record of 3,421 in January 2021.

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