COVID-19 UPDATE: Vaccinations reach 8.5 million, 2X vs week ago. CA woefully behind. Mondays have been the worst day of the week for the past two months.

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STRATEGY: 6 of the past 7 Mondays, S&P 500 has been down...
The CDC only provides vaccination data 5 days a week, so Monday reported figure is actually for 3 days worth.  So it can be "lumpy" if one is watching the reported daily figures.  Still, the pace of vaccinations in the US continues to surge. 

- 8.5 million Americans have received a vaccination
- a week ago, 4.3 million, so 2X in 1 week
- still, you can see the pace is really ramping up sharply.
- we expect US to reach 1 million per day this week

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Source: CDC and Fundstrat

US vaccinating at 3X the rate of confirmed cases = getting ahead of the curve...
We have plotted the vaccinations vs confirmed cases ratio and you can see this has ramped up to 3X currently.  
- at 1 million per day, this would be ~5X
- at 5X, the US is vaccinating faster than "estimated infections"

Thus, the good news is the US is now getting ahead of the curve on vaccinations.

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Source: CDC and FundstratWeekly % of the population vaccinated by states... Nebraska could reach 30% of the population by MarchAt the state level, we also calculated the weekly pace...

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