by Calculated Risk on 5/09/2022 09:10:00 PM
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Rates Start High, But Improved Significantly By The Afternoon
o At 6:00 AM ET, NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for April.
o At 11:00 AM, NY Fed: Q1 Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated66.3%—>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)220.2—>=2321New Cases per Day3?66,56458,569<=5,0002Hospitalized3?12,46611,823<=3,0002Deaths per Day3323324<=5021 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.New cases have more than doubled from the recent low, and hospitalizations are increasing week-over-week.
Average daily deaths bottomed in July 2021 at 214 per day.