COVID May 13, 2022: New Cases and Hospitalizations Increasing

On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

COVID Metrics
  Now Week
Percent fully Vaccinated 66.4% ≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 220.5 ≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩 87,382 67,403 ≤5,0002
Hospitalized3🚩 14,604 12,795 ≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3 272 322 ≤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 deaths reported.

New cases have more than tripled from the recent low, and hospitalizations are increasing week-over-week.

Average daily deaths bottomed in July 2021 at 214 per day.