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Friday, June 10, 2022 – Here is this week’s COVID-19 update with the latest numbers, analysis, and links to useful news. Stay safe, take your Vitamin D, wear a good mask, get vaccinated, and don’t be a spreader 😷!


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Observations on This Week’s Numbers

United States 🇺🇸

Infections and Positive Test Rates

  • Infections in the US have increased 306% (4 times) since March 21.
  • The test positivity rate has been increasing consistently for 10 weeks and now exceeds 20%.
  • The test positivity rate is now 600% (7 times) higher than it was on March 21.
  • Daily testing in the US has fallen 44% compared to March 21.
  • Roughly one out of every 4 people in the United States (25%) has had a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Deaths

  • The case fatality rate (deaths per confirmed case) has been falling for ten weeks.
  • The seven-day average for daily deaths is about 60% below the level of March 21.
  • The 30-day total for deaths in the US remains below 10,000.
  • RIGHT NOW, the disease is killing 365 people a day in the United States. That’s about one death every 4 minutes.
  • Roughly one out of every 330 Americans has been killed by COVID-19.

NOTE: According to government statistics, over the past ten years, influenza has killed an average of 36,000 people a year. That equates to about 98 people a day. Even at this low point for COVID deaths, COVID is still killing three times as many people a day as the flu.


Georgia 🍑

Infections and Positive Test Rates

  • Infections in Georgia have been increasing for two months.
  • Daily confirmed cases in Georgia are about 300% (4 times) higher than they were on March 21.
  • The disease is infecting about 2,125 people a day (about 20 daily cases per 100,000 people) in Georgia.
  • The test positivity rate has been increasing for two months.
  • The test positivity rate in Georgia is 367% (5 times) higher than it was on March 21.
  • Daily testing in Georgia is 14% lower than the level of March 21.
  • About one out of every 5 people in Georgia has had a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Hospitalizations and Deaths

  • Hospitalizations in Georgia have increased consistently for 7 weeks.
  • The seven-day average for hospitalizations in Georgia has increased by 90% (doubled) since March 21.
  • The disease is killing about 7 people a day in Georgia.
  • About one out of every 340 Georgians has DIED from this disease.

Useful News

Here are this week’s links:

Vaccines

Variants

Testing, Treatments, Prevention, and Other News

Georgia Pandemic News

California & San Diego Pandemic News

Last Week’s News

Here are last week’s news items:

Vaccines

Variants

Testing, Treatments, Prevention, and Other News

Georgia Pandemic News

California & San Diego Pandemic News


Notes Regarding Data Sources

United States Data

Metrics for confirmed infections, deaths, and tests performed in the United States come from the CDC’s official COVID Data Tracker site.

Georgia Data

All tables and graphs appearing on this page for the State of Georgia use official data from the State of Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Status Report.

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