Archive for May 21st, 2020

Shocker: “Asymptomatics” not rushing to get tested.

May 21, 2020

Quick quiz: If you wanted to get tested for COVID-19, how would go about getting a test? What are your odds of actually getting tested?

The Washington Post ran an obvious-became-evident exposé:  “As coronavirus testing expands, a new problem arises: Not enough people to test.”

These days, COVID testing capacity is said to be exceeding demand in some (many?) locales.


So, why aren’t people rushing to get tested?


May 21: C-19 Key NATIONAL Data

May 21, 2020

1,385 Daily New Deaths  Worldometer
> 7-day average 1,392

381 NY+NJ+CT 28% of US Total


See: How will we know when we’ve turned the COVID-19 corner?

Cumulative Deaths 
43,092 NY+NJ+CT 45% of US Total

IHME Model Cume US Death Projection:
143,357 by Aug. 4  Rev. DOWN 3,683 5/18

click to see Key STATES Data and  C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES
Related Posts:

Flattening the COVID-19 curve

About that forecast of 60,000 coronavirus deaths

May 21: C-19 Key STATES Data

May 21, 2020

STATE DEATHS  Worldometer

  • Total US Deaths = 94,918 288 per Million
  • NY+NJ+CT = 43,092  45% of US Total
       NY+NJ+CT = 10% U.S. Population
  • Top 12 Total = 75,699 80% of US Total
      Top 12 Average = 492 Deaths per Million
      Top 12 = 48% of U.S. Population
  • Bottom 39 Average = 109 Deaths/Million
     Bottom 39: Increasing share of DNDs

State-by-State Data – Top 12


 C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES

Flattening the COVID-19 curve

How will we know when we’ve turned the COVID-19 corner?