While the Omicron variant has been detected in California, the increase risk of hospitalization with the variant is unknown. Currently, the delta variant continues to spread with the majority of hospitalizations and deaths among those who have not been vaccinated.
Alabama Less than 50% of the population is vaccinated, positivity rate is steady at 5%.
Alaska Cases and hospitalizations are declining.
Arizona Hospitalizations and cases are higher than they were one year ago.
Arkansas After the Thanksgiving holiday, cases and hospitalizations are up.
California Los Angeles now requires and begins to enforce that patrons of indoor venues be vaccinated.
Colorado Staffing shortages and COVID surges force hospitals to adopt new crisis plans.
Connecticut Positivity rate reaches 6%, the highest in ten months.
Delaware Slight uptick in the number of cases and hospitalizations.
Florida Thanksgiving week decreased COVID infections.
Georgia Judge blocks vaccine mandate for health care employees.
Hawaii The state reached over 1,000 COVID related deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Idaho The positivity rate declines to 6.8%.
Illinois COVID hospitalizations are increasing.
Indiana Health care officials encourage more people get vaccinated as hospitalizations surge.
Iowa Hospitalizations continue to climb.
Kansas Students test scores declining during COVID pandemic.
Kentucky Positivity rates climbs above 8%.
Louisiana State health department announces extension of $100 incentive to vaccinate.
Maine The number of COVID hospitalizations is surging.
Maryland Vaccine manufacturer begins to create vaccine for Omicron variant.
Massachusetts COVID cases rise as does the number of booster vaccinations.
Michigan The state records a new all time high COVID hospitalizations for adults.
Minnesota Positivity rates declining, but remain above 10%.
Mississippi Lower rates of vaccination in the state a concern with new variant.
Missouri Positivity rates climb above 11%.
Montana Cases increase after Thanksgiving weekend.
Nebraska COVID hospitalizations are increasing.
Nevada Over 8,000 resident deaths from COVID pandemic.
New Hampshire The state offered free at home COVID tests, they ran out of them in a day.
New Jersey The state prepares for Omicron variant.
New Mexico Navy medical teams head to state to help hospitals treat COVID cases.
New York Two upstate counties declare COVID emergencies due to increasing hospitalizations.
North Carolina Hospitalizations are up.
North Dakota Active cases at lowest levels in three months.
Ohio Hospitalizations climb to the highest level since January.
Oklahoma The governor requested exemptions for the national guard and was denied.
Oregon Residents wanting boosters may find delays.
Pennsylvania Mask mandate in schools to remain in place until Supreme Court can hear the case.
Puerto Rico Reasons why the island leads the nation in vaccination rates.
Rhode Island The state launches an app to show vaccination status.
Samoa Fifth COVID case detected since September
South Carolina Hospitalizations up.
South Dakota Hospitalizations climb to the highest level since January.
Tennessee The fully vaccinated reaches 50%.
Texas Anti-Vaccine Evangelical leader dies from COVID.
US Virgin Islands Cases and hospitalizations are down.
Utah A young adult dies from COVID.
Vermont The highest number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began.
Virginia Positivity rate climbs to 6.6%.
Washington The state created a digital record to confirm vaccination status to show a business when it is required.
West Virginia The daily positive test rate is above 9%.
Wisconsin The state hits highest case count of 2021 and exceeds 9,000 COVID deaths.
Wyoming Wyoming adds 81 deaths and approaches 1,428 total deaths.
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Updated 12/01/2021 at 4:30 pm EST