COVID January 14, 2022: Record Cases and Hospitalizations

by Calculated Risk on 1/14/2022 08:18:00 PM

Next update on COVID will be Tuesday (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

COVID Metrics
  Now Week
Percent fully Vaccinated 62.9% ≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 208.8 ≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩 794,587 616,246 ≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩 131,332 100,684 ≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩 1,730 1,367 ≤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.

The 7-day average for new cases and hospitalizations are at record levels.
Fortunately, deaths are still only half the previous 7-day average record of 3,421 per day in January 2021.

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