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DAF COVID-19 Statistics - January 2022

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  • Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

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

 

Jan. 25, 2022
Current as of 2p.m., Jan. 24, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 64,924 28 51,776 6
Civilian 18,307 28 15,194 107
Dependents 15,732 6 13,416 8
Contractors 5,018 10 4,396 29
Total 103,981 72 84,782 150

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Jan. 18.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.3%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.5% 92.4% 92.4% 95.7%

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 750 482 338 1,570
Administrative 73 1,672 466 2,211

 

RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
  MAJCOM/FLDCOM DAF/APPEALS
Pending 2,443 355
Approved 0 0
Disapproved 2,787 345

As of Jan. 21, the Air Force has administratively separated 111 active duty Airmen.

*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)

 


 

 

Jan. 18, 2022
Current as of 2p.m., Jan. 17, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 57,095 27 48,667 6
Civilian 16,763 25 14,689 105
Dependents 14,247 5 13,179 8
Contractors 4,671 9 4,301 29
Total 92,776 66 80,836 148

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Jan. 11.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.2% 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.5% 92.3% 92.2% 95.7%

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 779 497 336 1,612
Administrative 81 1,714 332 2,127

 

RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
  MAJCOM/FLDCOM DAF/APPEALS
Pending 2,119 222
Approved 0 0
Disapproved 2,623 282

As of Jan. 11, the Air Force has administratively separated 100 active duty Airmen.

*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)

 


 

Jan. 11, 2022
Current as of 2p.m., Jan. 10, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 53,426 26 47,299 6
Civilian 16,020 24 14,457 105
Dependents 13,814 5 13,065 8
Contractors 4,554 8 4,248 29
Total 87,814 63 79,069 148

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Jan. 4.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.2% 0.5% 0.6% 0.3%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.5% 92.2% 92% 95.6%

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 808 522 342 1,672
Administrative 84 1,666 344 2,094

 

RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
  MAJCOM/FLDCOM DAF/APPEALS
Pending 2,158 148
Approved 0 0
Disapproved 2,387 248

As of Jan. 11, the Air Force has administratively separated 87 active duty Airmen.

*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)

 


 

Jan. 4, 2022
Current as of 2p.m., Jan. 3, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
Military 49,302 24 46,568 6
Civilian 15,050 23 14,307 105
Dependents 13,371 4 12,921 8
Contractors 4,359 8 4,200 29
Total 82,082 59 77,996 148

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Dec. 21.

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.2% 0.7% 0.7% 0.4%
% Fully Vaccinated 97.4% 91.7% 91.6% 95.4%

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
  ACTIVE DUTY GUARD RESERVE TOTAL FORCE
Medical 842 574 376 1,792
Administrative 103 1,593 481 2,177

 

RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
  MAJCOM/FLDCOM DAF/APPEALS
Pending 1,824 129
Approved 0 0
Disapproved 2,213 195

*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)

USAF. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)