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Continuing Improvement in COVID Statistics

10/24/2021

Mackenzie Bean writing in Becker’s Hospital Review, citing data from the Centers for Disease Control for the period ending October 22nd documented the following improvements in COVID statistics:

 

  • The seven-day case average is now 73,079, a 15.1 percent decrease from the previous week.

 

  • The seven-day hospitalization average is 6,004 a 10.3 percent drop from the previous week.

 

  • The current seven-day number of deaths is 1,253 down 4.3 percent from the previous week.

 

  • Approximately 66 percent of the U.S. population has received one dose of a COVID vaccine (220 million) and 57.2 percent have been fully vaccinated representing 190 million.

 

  • The seven-day average number of vaccines administered per day was 795,156 as at October 21st This is a 5.5 percent decrease from the previous week, a figure that is less reassuring.

 

  • The seven-day average for positivity from testing is 5.2 percent down 4.3 percent from the previous week. 

 

  • The seven-day average test volume for the second week of October was 1.4 million down 7.4 percent from the previous week.

 

  • Currently genomic analysis confirms that 99 percent of COVID cases are attributed to the Delta variant
  • A CDC model predicts a 20 percent decline in incident cases in the coming four weeks

 
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