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DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Mar. 1, 2022

Published March 1, 2022
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Below are current Coronavirus Disease 2019 statistics for Department of the Air Force personnel:

Mar. 1, 2022
Current as of 2 p.m., Feb. 28, 2022

DAF TOTAL STATS* 

 

CASES 

HOSPITALIZED 

RECOVERED 

DEATHS 

MIL** 

90,889 

52 

87,851 

15 

CIV 

20,292 

26 

19,671 

107 

DEP 

17,537 

5 

16,846 

8 

CTR 

5,502 

10 

5,330 

30 

TOTAL 

134,220 

93 

129,698 

160 

* These numbers include all of the cases that were reported since our last update on Feb. 22. 

** MIL includes Active and Reserve components. 

 

DAF TOTAL VACCINATED 

 

ACTIVE DUTY 

GUARD 

RESERVE 

TOTAL FORCE 

% Partially Vaccinated 

0.1% 

0.2% 

0.3% 

0.2% 

% Fully Vaccinated 

97.9% 

93% 

93% 

96.2% 

 

DAF APPROVED EXEMPTIONS 

Medical 

608 

421 

265 

1,294 

Administrative 

50 

1,431 

205 

1,686 

 

RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS 

 

MAJCOM/FLDCOM 

DAF/APPEALS 

Pending 

3,110 

1,051 

Approved 

16 

1 

Disapproved 

3,787 

850 

 

As of March 1, the Air Force has administratively separated 188 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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