May 26th COVID-19 New Cases, Vaccinations, Hospitalizations

The economy will pick up speed as more and more people get vaccinated!

According to the CDC, on Vaccinations. Total administered: 289,212,304, as of yesterday 287,788,872. Day: 1.42 million.  (U.S. Capacity is around 4 million per day)
1) 61.8% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose (70% is the goal by July 4th).
2) 131.8 million Americans are fully vaccinated (160 million goal by July 4th)

Note: I’ll stop posting this daily once all four of these criteria are met:
1) 70% of the population over 18 has had at least one dose of vaccine, and
2) new cases are under 5,000 per day, and
3) hospitalizations are below 3,000, and
4) average daily deaths under 50 (currently 435 per day).

And check out COVID Act Now to see how each state is doing. 

Almost 13,000 US deaths were reported so far in May due to COVID.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) 7 day average (line) of positive tests reported.

This data is from the CDC.

The 7-day average is 22,139, down from 23,220 yesterday. This is the lowest since June 9, 2020.

The second graph shows the number of people hospitalized.

COVID-19 HospitalizedThis data is also from the CDC.

The CDC cautions that due to reporting delays, the area in grey will probably increase.

The current 7-day average is 22,810, down from 23,183 reported yesterday, and below the post-summer surge low.