REGULAR DAILY UPDATE The 3rd slide in today’s update has a new chart – Per Capita Cost Index. I made this chart because I realized the pandemic is not free. Hospitalizations cost money. Fatalities have a statistical monetary value. Some communities are hit very hard; others are not. A fatality represents not just a personal
REGULAR DAILY UPDATE I’ve added two FAQ pages. P1 covers some of the questions I’ve answered many times, so from now on, I’ll direct people there if its a question answered in the FAQ. P.2 covers the new Prevalence Chart and a handful of definitions for common terms. mChart refers to the mini-charts on the
My goal today: keep it short. I’m only going to comment on things that jump out at me. DASHBOARD TABLES & MINI-CHARTS Daily new cases are not going down across the US. We’re averaging 20K per day, but yesterday, it went up to 22,660. Most of that is an increase in testing, but some of
I was just going to do the regular local update today, but some readers are asking about how things are going in GA, FL and TX, so I’m obliging. First, the regular update. DASHBOARD TABLES & MINI-CHARTS You’ll notice a couple of “100,000 milestones” on the tables -101,555 cases in California and 102,107 deaths in
REGULAR DAILY UPDATE A Technical Note I’ve been unhappy with the doubling values and the chart based on them for some time. If you want to skip this part, jump down to the DASHBOARD section. Doubling days has been based on a formula – natural log of 2, divided by 1 + the change rate.
REGULAR DAILY UPDATE + 13 CITY UPDATE I’m really touched by all the notes of thanks from you. I try to answer longer comments or questions, but the activity in the last two days has really picked up. If I don’t get time to upvote your note or tell you thank you, please be aware
REGULAR DAILY UPDATE First, a huge thank you to everyone who, with just short “thank you” posts or longer messages, have encouraged me to continue. I wish I could shake all your hands, but that would break physical distancing rules. No matter. Sitting here with my wife and dog in my house, viewing my grandkids
Proposed Changes to the Daily COVID-19 Updates – Would Like Your Opinions #1) I think I’m boxing myself in more than I need to, committing to a 10 county update every Sunday. Here are the various updates I’m juggling: regular daily update 10 county update 7 country update 13 city update 5 state update Each
No commentary today – you be the judge!
FIVE STATE COVID-19 SNAPSHOT – NY, CA, FL, GA, TX I decided to do the 5 State Update today, so that I could do a much shorter regular dialy update on Saturday. I changed the 5 State Dashboard to be the same as the one for 7 countries. If you need details on how it