A fairly quick update on COVID numbers. The good news is that the growth in daily cases has slowed. The 7 day average is at 215,729, which is about 5,000 more than it was a week ago. That’s only a tenth of the increase it saw in the previous week. The situation with deaths is […]
COVID and the World Wars
It looks like the bulk of the data disturbance around Thanksgiving is behind us. Both cases and deaths are at about the level we would have expected had they simply kept growing at pre Thanksgiving rates. My expectation is that any further effects from Thanksgiving will be dwarfed by growth rates. Let’s see where we […]
What Will We Choose?
The last four days have all seen new case numbers over 100,000, the last three were over 120,000. The national 7-day average for cases has risen to 103,879 and is rising exponentially. 36 states have 7-day averages over 1,000. Each of the last five days have seen nationwide deaths from COVID above 1,000. The 7-day […]
Looking toward the Holidays
The 7-day average for daily cases now stands at 81,487 and continues to accelerate markedly. Daily deaths now average 823. Deaths are increasing but so far are accelerating only a little. This past week saw another record for highest number of cases in a single day at 99,321. Some trackers put the number over 100,000. […]