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Friday, September 30, 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

  • Confirmed COVID Infections in the US are about about 64% below the level of August 1.
  • The test positivity rate is now 38% lower than it was on August 1.
  • Daily testing in the US has fallen 40% since August 1.
  • Roughly one out of every 3 people in the United States has had a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Hospitalization and Deaths

  • The number of people in the hospital at any one time due to COVID-19 in the United States has never fallen below 10,000 since the pandemic began. There are currently over 20,000 people hospitalized due to COVID.
  • The seven-day average for daily deaths is about 10% below the level of August 1.
  • The 30-day total for deaths in the US remains above 12,000 people.
  • So far in 2021, the disease has killed 227,765 people in the United States.
  • RIGHT NOW, the disease is killing over 410 people a day in the United States. That’s about one death every 3 minutes.
  • Roughly one out of every 310 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. COVID is still killing FOUR TIMES as many people a day as the flu.


Georgia 🍑

Infections and Positive Test Rates

  • Daily confirmed cases in Georgia are about 80% below the level on August 1.
  • The test positivity rate in Georgia is 70% lower than it was on August 1.
  • Daily testing in Georgia is about 35% lower than the level of August 1.
  • About one out of every 5 people in Georgia has had a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Hospitalizations and Deaths

  • Daily hospitalizations in Georgia are about 75% lower than the level of August 1.
  • Daily deaths in Georgia are 10% below the level of August 1.
  • The disease is killing about 13 people a day in Georgia.
  • About one out of every 320 Georgians has DIED from this disease.

Useful News

Here are this week’s links:

Vaccines

Variants

Testing, Treatments, Prevention, Long COVID, 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, Long COVID, 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.

Data Sources

United States Data

World Data

State of Georgia Data

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