You'll notice that deaths and hospitalizations jumped significantly today, though still well below the projections. This was expected for various reasons, one being that Tuesdays can tend to have a bit of a bounce after the weekend data gets updated. Additionally, Illinois and New Jersey appear to finally be reporting hospitalization numbers, but they are … Continue reading The Tuesday Bounce?
This is interesting and informative, and matches a theory I've seen mentioned (even Governor Cuomo talked about it). Basically, the worst idea was severe quarantine, as it drove people into their homes and into hospitals, rather than getting out and about. The reason for this is because the virus spreads easiest in close contact, which … Continue reading Nosocomial?
A good sign out of Europe. Schools and day care centres are set to reopen in Denmark on 15 April in what will be the first steps the country is taking to ease its quarantine rules, while Norway will do so five days later.
One of the primary reasons for creating this site was to have a central location from which to disseminate the data in a manner that is accessible to the average reader. Who wants to spend the time looking through the spreadsheet data posted by the national organizations tracking the virus? And then spend more time … Continue reading Visualizing the Data
New York continues to defy the projections this morning, as some of us expected. We still have a couple more days of high death counts ahead, but then that daily number should plummet.
For the last few weeks, I've been fascinated by the deluge of data coming at us from all directions... from doom-and-gloom predictions to minute-by-minute updates on the spread of the virus all over the globe. Few will soon forget how in the matter of mere hours, the entire social structure around us was thrown into … Continue reading Fact-checking COVID-19