April 16, 2020

Comments on today’s report, Thursday April 16, 2020. A COMMENT FROM ME (Opinion, not data) Fox News and right wing commentators are now cheering people on when they protest stay-home orders. Their followers are using social media platforms to organize demonstrations all over the U.S. Event organizers call for people to observe physical distancing, but

April 8, 2020

THE DATA The most concerning thing to me is the mortality rate, which isn’t declining anywhere. We’d expect a somewhat inflated mortality rate from world data, since the testing regime in so many countries is insufficient. But throughout the U.S., testing has increased: for the country, it’s almost doubled, to 663 per 100,000 people, and