DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Dec. 21, 2021

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Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel:

*Editor's note: The next update to COVID stats on AF.mil will occur Jan. 4.

Dec. 21, 2021

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 46,512 23 45,431 6
Civilian 14,572 22 14,043 105
Dependents 13,031 4 12,699 8
Contractors 4,263 7 4,115 29
Total 78,378 56 76,288 148

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Dec. 14.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED*
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.3% 0.8% 0.7% 0.4%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.3% 91.5% 91.5% 95.3%
# Unvaccinated 6,920 6,108 4,305 17,333
- # Not Started 1,168 1,187 958 3,313
- # Refused 1,100 1,272 929 3,301
- # Religious in Progress 4,652 3,649 2,418 10,719

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS**
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 971 624 452 2,047
Administrative 144 1,530 533 2,207
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0

*Civilian statistics are unaccounted for.
**These numbers are subject to change.

 

Unvaccinated: All those who have verbally refused, have not started the vaccination process or are erroneously coded. Does not include those who have approved exemptions.

Medical: Medical exemptions are determined individually by the member’s medical provider.

Administrative: Administrative exemptions are determined individually. For example, if a member obtained a commander-approved submission for separation or retirement by Nov. 1, they are administratively exempt.

Religious Accommodation: Religious accommodations are a subset of administrative exemptions and are determined by the MAJCOM/FLDCOM commanders. The DAF has 30 business days (active component in CONUS) to process requests. Appeals are determined by the DAF’s Surgeon General with inputs from the chaplain and staff judge advocate. Individuals do not have to get immunized as long as their request is in the process of being decided. 

Personnel Numbers (approximates):

  • 326,000 Active Component (U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force)
  • 107,000 Air National Guard
  • 68,000 Air Force Reserve
  • 501,000 Total Force (Active Duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve)

 

 

 

Dec. 14, 2021
Current as of 2p.m., Dec. 13, 2021:

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 45,925 22 45,054 6
Civilian 14,443 20 13,909 105
Dependents 12,887 4 12,596 8
Contractors 4,225 7 4,090 29
Total 77,480 53 75,649 148

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Dec. 7.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED*
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.3% 0.9% 0.8% 0.5%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.2% 91.2% 91.3% 95.1%
# Unvaccinated 7,139 6,267 4,349 17,755
- # Not Started 1,358 1,329 1,002 3,689
- # Refused 1,039 1,332 929 3,300
- # Religious in Progress 4,742 3,606 2,418 10,766

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS**
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 1,010 649 476 2,135
Administrative 153 1,483 539 2,175
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0

*Civilian statistics are unaccounted for.
**These numbers are subject to change.

 

Unvaccinated: All those who have verbally refused, have not started the vaccination process or are erroneously coded. Does not include those who have approved exemptions.

Medical: Medical exemptions are determined individually by the member’s medical provider.

Administrative: Administrative exemptions are determined individually. For example, if a member obtained a commander-approved submission for separation or retirement by Nov. 1, they are administratively exempt.

Religious Accommodation: Religious accommodations are a subset of administrative exemptions and are determined by the MAJCOM/FLDCOM commanders. The DAF has 30 business days (active component in CONUS) to process requests. Appeals are determined by the DAF’s Surgeon General with inputs from the chaplain and staff judge advocate. Individuals do not have to get immunized as long as their request is in the process of being decided. 

Personnel Numbers (approximates):

  • 326,000 Active Component (U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force)
  • 107,000 Air National Guard
  • 68,000 Air Force Reserve
  • 501,000 Total Force (Active Duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve)

 

Dec. 7, 2021
Current as of 2p.m., Dec. 6, 2021:

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 45,506 22 44,747 6
Civilian 14,279 21 13,817 104
Dependents 12,807 4 12,502 8
Contractors 4,184 7 4,072 29
Total 76,776 54 75,138 147

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Dec. 3.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED*
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.3% 1.2% 1% 0.6%
% Fully Vaccinated 97% 90.8% 90.8% 94.8%
# Unvaccinated 7,365 6,561 4,222 18,055
- # Not Started 1,549 1,694 1,111 4,261
- # Refused 1,060 1,314 860 3,234
- # Religious in Progress 4,756 3,553 2,251 10,560

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS**
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 1,080 643 499 2,222
Administrative 161 1,405 955 2,521
Religious Accommodation 0     0

*Civilian statistics are unaccounted for.
**These numbers are subject to change.

 

Unvaccinated: All those who have verbally refused, have not started the vaccination process or are erroneously coded. Does not include those who have approved exemptions.

Medical: Medical exemptions are determined individually by the member’s medical provider.

Administrative: Administrative exemptions are determined individually. For example, if a member obtained a commander-approved submission for separation or retirement by Nov. 1, they are administratively exempt.

Religious Accommodation: Religious accommodations are a subset of administrative exemptions and are determined by the MAJCOM/FLDCOM commanders. The DAF has 30 business days (active component in CONUS) to process requests. Appeals are determined by the DAF’s Surgeon General with inputs from the chaplain and staff judge advocate. Individuals do not have to get immunized as long as their request is in the process of being decided. 

Personnel Numbers (approximates):

  • 326,000 Active Component (U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force)
  • 107,000 Air National Guard
  • 68,000 Air Force Reserve
  • 501,000 Total Force (Active Duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve)

Dec. 3, 2021
Current as of 8a.m.:

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 45,046 21 44,426 6
Civilian 14,122 21 13,725 99
Dependents 12,678 5 12,417 8
Contractors 4,163 7 4,055 29
Total 76,009 54 74,623 142

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Nov. 23.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED*
  ACTIVE DUTY AD/GUARD/RESERVE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.4% 0.8%
% Fully Vaccinated 96.9% 94.5%
# Unvaccinated 7,550 18,573
- # Not Started 1,688 4,782
- # Refused 1,108 3,233
- # Religious in Progress 4,754 10,558

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS**
  ACTIVE DUTY AD/GUARD/RESERVE
Medical 1,133 2,323
Administrative 184 2,515
Religious Accommodation 0 0

*Civilian statistics are unaccounted for.
**These numbers are subject to change.

 

Unvaccinated: All those who have verbally refused, have not started the vaccination process or are erroneously coded. Does not include those who have approved exemptions.

Medical: Medical exemptions are determined individually by the member’s medical provider.

Administrative: Administrative exemptions are determined individually. For example, if a member obtained a commander-approved submission for separation or retirement by Nov. 1, they are administratively exempt.

Religious Accommodation: Religious accommodations are a subset of administrative exemptions and are determined by the MAJCOM/FLDCOM commanders. The DAF has 30 business days (active component in CONUS) to process requests. Appeals are determined by the DAF’s Surgeon General with inputs from the chaplain and staff judge advocate. Individuals do not have to get immunized as long as their request is in the process of being decided. 

Personnel Numbers:

  • Approximately 326,000 Active Component (U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force) 
  • Approximately 501,000 Total Force (Active Duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve)