COVID 19 UPDATES: 1 / 8 / 2021

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In America, ONE AMERICAN DIES OF COVID EVERY 21 SECONDS and Arizona is beating out Southern California to be ‘The Covid Hotspot on Earth’.  And to make matters worse, the highly virulent UK Covid strain may also yield more false negative tests, making it harder to identify and isolate infected individuals and harder to contact trace the spread of the virus.

WORLDOMETER stats:

  • +280,352 new cases yesterday
  • +4,223 new deaths yesterday
  • 1,639,967 new cases this month (7 days)
  • 19,838 new deaths this month (7 days)
  • 22,138,207 total cases
  • 374,213 total deaths

JOHNS HOPKINS stats:

  • America’s 7 day average positive test rate is 13.6%
  • 3 states + DC have a positive test rate of 5% or less
  • 34 states have a positive test rate of 10% or higher
  • 11 states have a positive test rate of 20% or higher

COVID TRACKING PROJECT stats:

  • Current Hospitalizations:  132,370
  • Currently in ICU Ward:  23,821
  • Currently on Ventilator:  7,900

Data compiled by, snake.