DAF Covid Statistics 18 May

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

May 17, 2022

Current as of 2 p.m., May 16, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS
CASES*HOSPITALIZEDRECOVERED*DEATHS*
Military**98,3722696,99116
Civilian20,995420,623109
Dependents18,517318,4008
Contractors5,66035,56632
Total143,54436141,580165

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on May 10.

**Military includes Active and Reserve components.

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated0.1%0.2%0.2%0.1%
% Fully Vaccinated98.4%93.7%94.6%96.9%
DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
Medical395248182825
Administrative27954921,073
RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
MAJCOM/FLDCOMDAF/APPEALS
Pending2,358792
Approved6615
Disapproved6,0032,643

As of May 16, the Department of the Air Force has administratively separated 383 service members.

*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)

May 10, 2022

Current as of 2 p.m., May 9, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS
CASES*HOSPITALIZEDRECOVERED*DEATHS*
Military**94,3695193,44015
Civilian20,8002220,467109
Dependents18,446518,3248
Contractors5,613105,53832
Total139,22888137,769164

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

**Military includes Active and Reserve components.

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated0.1%0.2%0.2%0.1%
% Fully Vaccinated98.4%93.6%94.4%96.9%
DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
Medical411255189855
Administrative27963911,081
RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
MAJCOM/FLDCOMDAF/APPEALS
Pending2,342997
Approved6013
Disapproved5,8842,404

As of May 10, the Air Force has administratively separated 369 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)

May 3, 2022

Current as of 2 p.m., May 2, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS
CASES*HOSPITALIZEDRECOVERED*DEATHS*
Military**93,9595193,11915
Civilian20,7132220,426108
Dependents18,400518,2408
Contractors5,599105,53332
Total138,67188137,318163

*These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on April 26.

**Military includes Active and Reserve components.

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
% Partially Vaccinated0.1%0.2%0.3%0.1%
% Fully Vaccinated98.4%93.6%94.3%96.8%
DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS
ACTIVE DUTYGUARDRESERVETOTAL FORCE
Medical410263198871
Administrative281,0001051,133
RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS
MAJCOM/FLDCOMDAF/APPEALS
Pending2,2591,077
Approved445
Disapproved5,7292,268

As of May 3, the Air Force has administratively separated 351 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)

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