COVID 19 UPDATES: 1 / 18 / 2021

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As bad as January has been so far with our near 4 million new cases detected (and estimated several million asymptomatic cases not tested for) Experts expect the new, more virulent strain will become dominant in 4-5 weeks.  So expect that as we come down off of the holiday travel surge on a surge, we are weeks away from the next surge.

WORLDOMETER stats:

  • 7 day average new detected cases:  221,610 / day
  • 7 day average new deaths:  3,416 / day
  • 3,979,798 new cases in January (17 days)
  • 52,811 new deaths in January (17 days)
  • 24,482,050 total cases
  • 407,202 total deaths

JOHNS HOPKINS stats:

  • America’s 7 day average positive test rate is 10.9%
  • 4 states + DC have a positive test rate of 5% or less
  • 24 states have a positive test rate of 10% or higher
  • 10 states have a positive test rate of 20% or higher

COVID TRACKING PROJECT stats:

  • Hospitalized:  124,387
  • In ICU Ward:  23,432
  • On Ventilator:  7,797

Article compiled by 22SnakePlissken5150