COVID Around the United States – December 1st 2021

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.

If you click on a lick that is broke, incorrect, or not loading, please notify us so we can correct the connection. Thank you.

Updated 12/01/2021 at 4:30 pm EST

Health Care Professional

About Paul Connor

Nationally Certified Physician Assistant.
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.