We aren't out of the woods yet in the US with the virus.
Michigan is having a new wave even despite decent vaccination coverage of its elderly as the UK variant is dominant there (likely 80+% of the coronavirus variants in the state now; the highest in the US). It is a good reminder of how much more infectious the B1.1.7 variant is (believed to be about ~66% more transmissible).
Test positivity in the state is up to 13%. Cases and hospitalizations are up as well. Deaths will likely follow as the new variant is believed to be ~50% deadlier than the original variant.
ICU capacity statewide is 77% vs the national average of 70%.
Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak is at 92% ICU utilization.
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township is at 88%.
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit is at 89%.
University of Michigan Health System at Ann Arbor is at 85%.
33% of the state has at least one dose of the vaccine. 67% of 65+ have at least one dose. 40% of 50-64 years old have at least one dose. Hopefully vaccinations get this recent wave under control before it gets severe.