Going to a party this weekend? Take a look at the stats you go!

OK, I said I wouldn’t do an update today, but last night I downloaded the state data and updated the charts. Wow, things look very, very bad. No commentary today, but study the charts and you’ll see what I mean. The only encouraging thing is that death rates have not risen appreciably yet, except in

Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties

First, I want to thank everyone who responded to yesterday’s post with such heart-warming comments. I was really touched! I’m working on a commentary that connects the whole subject of systemic racism with the pandemic. I know that will drive the people who hate my political commentary even crazier, but I think it’s something that

Trump May Get His Travel Ban After All *

Charts and Graphics with this Update E2 – Cumulative Cases per 1M, 7 Countries E3 – Daily New Cases per 1M, 7 Countries E6 – Daily Fatalities, 7 Countries LD1 – Local Dashboard [SD Only] VS1 – Vital Statistics, San Diego Area VS2 – Vital Statistics, Southern California & 5 States VS3 – Southern California

Are things in Arizona as bad as they say?

I’ve made no secret of my disdain for clickbait headlines like “Highest number of cases ever! 37% increase from previous day!” I have two objections. First, they use statistical noise to generate a headline. Second, they oversimplify the real situation in any state. The result is that those who want to claim that cases increased