DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Dec. 7, 2021

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

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 Nov. 29.

 

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)