COVID 19 UPDATES: 12 / 15 / 2020

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Today I will be wrapping up another Covid weekend / low reporting period (Saturday through Monday stats).  This USA TODAY ARTICLE has some jarring visuals to represent what 300,000 dead Americans looks like.  I highly recommend giving it a look.

WORLDOMETER stats for Saturday-Monday:

  • +613,332 new cases
  • 7 day average for new cases up to 218,226 / day
  • 16.9 million total recorded cases
  • +5,327 new deaths
  • 7 day average for new deaths up to 2,527 / day
  • 308,091 total recorded deaths

JOHNS HOPKINS stats:

  • America’s current 7 day positive test rate is 11.4%
  • only 3 states + DC have a positive rate of 5% or less
  • 29 states have a positive rate of 10% or greater
  • 9 states have a positive rate of 20% or greater
  • Rhode Island, Connecticut, Tennessee, Kansas, and Arizona experiencing highest cases per 1000 residents

COVID TRACKING PROJECT stats:

Hospitalizations, ICU beds, and ventilators have all reached new record highs.

  • Hospitalizations:  110,549
  • In ICU Ward:  21,456
  • On Ventilator:  7,706

Data compiled by, snake.