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DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Nov. 23, 2021

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WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Below are current Coronavirus Disease 2019 statistics for Department of the Air Force personnel:
 
DAF TOTAL STATS*
  CASES HOSPITALIZED RECOVERED DEATHS
MIL 44,710 20 44,104 6
CIV 14,028 20 13,604 99
DEP 12,602 5 12,282 8
CTR 4,129 7 4,031 29
TOTAL 75,469 52 74,021 142
* These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Nov.16.
 
 
DAF TOTAL VACCINATED*
 
  ACTIVE DUTY AD/GUARD/RESERVE
% Partially Vaccinated 0.5% 1.2%
% Fully Vaccinated 96.6% 93.9%
# Unvaccinated 7,874 Pending Dec. 2 deadline
   - # Not Started 1,993 Pending Dec. 2 deadline
   - # Refused 1,125 Pending Dec. 2 deadline
   - # Religious in Progress 4,756 Pending Dec. 2 deadline

 
DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS**
Medical 1,254 Pending Dec. 2 deadline
Administrative 206 Pending Dec. 2 deadline
Religious
Accommodation
0 Pending Dec. 2 deadline

*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)