Archive for May 23rd, 2020

UPDATE: Here we go again … “Science” takes still another u-turn.

May 23, 2020

It’s a bigger deal than whether we need to wipe down our counters and packages.
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After months of telling us that the coronavirus lives on door knobs, countertops, packages and whatever … and that we need to disinfect all surfaces:

The CDC has issued a new directive that informs us that “The virus spreads easily between people, but not by touching surfaces, objects or animals

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On it’s own, this course reversal doesn’t trouble me.

Yeah, people have become more germophobic … and, store shelves have been emptied as consumers stocked up on disinfectants.

That’s OK. It’s good hygiene and consumers will eventually work off their overstock.

My issue: This course reversal fits a bigger, problematic pattern.

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May 23: Key NATIONAL Data

May 23, 2020

1,277 Daily New Deaths  Worldometer
> 7-day average 1,305

327 NY+NJ+CT 26% of US Total

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

Cumulative Deaths 
97,640
Worldometer
43,683 NY+NJ+CT 45% of US Total

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

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

May 23: Key STATES Data

May 23, 2020

STATE DEATHS  Worldometer

  • Total US Deaths = 97,640 296 per Million
  • NY+NJ+CT = 43,683  45% of US Total
       NY+NJ+CT = 10% U.S. Population
  • Top 12 Total = 77,488 79% of US Total
      Top 12 Average = 504 Deaths per Million
      Top 12 = 48% of U.S. Population
  • Bottom 39 Average = 114 Deaths/Million

State-by-State Data – Top 12

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 C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES