Archive for June 30th, 2020

Shocker: Virus spreads on crowded buses and subways…

June 30, 2020

So, how are urban workers going to get to work?

Remember when NYC Mayor de Blasio hopped on the subway to reassure people that they need not worry about catching the coronavirus by riding the trains? Source


Well, a couple of recently published studies debunk de Blasio’s “not to worry” … and raises some very thorny issues…


June 30: C-19 Key NATIONAL & STATES Data

June 30, 2020

> 38,845 New Cases
> 7-day average 38,192 


Confirmed cases have spiked upwards, mostly in Southern & Western states. The majority of the uptick is in the under 45 age group.  Some of the under 45s require hospitalization, but relatively few die (compared to the elderly death rate).


351 Daily New Deaths Worldometer
> 7-day average 581
> Peaked on April 21



Cumulative Deaths 
128,788 Worldometer
183,407 by Oct 1 @ current 7-day M.A.

IHME Model Cume US Death Projection:
175,168 by Oct 1 DOWN 3,938 on June 29


Key States Data

> 9 states reporting more than 10 new deaths 

> Note high per capita DNDs in RI, MS and MA

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