50,000 a day! So much winning!!

Annie Deighnaugh

Remember when trump said we'd be tired of so much winning?

OK. I give. Uncle. Enough already.


We have crossed the threshold of 50,000 new covid-19 cases a day.


SOS: Save Our Souls

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maifleur03

When the hospitals and overflow are filled will there be trucks going around collecting the dead as has happened so many times in history when new diseases appeared and started killing people. At least now it would be trucks in the past it was carts.

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HamiltonGardener

On the bright side, the death rate has consistently fallen.


Hopefully it will stay low if lessons were learned about keeping vulnerable populations protected.


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Iris GW

STOP COUNTING! Then we'd have no cases, right?

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Nana H

Yes it is highly likely the death toll won't be as bad but the hospitalization rates are climbing to unmanageable numbers in many States. There is a lot more to the price of this disease than death. Lots more.

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THOR, Son of ODIN(2)

Say... don't we have a Surgeon General?
Might be a good time to give the country informed medical advice.

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Iris GW

There is a lot more to the price of this disease than death. Lots more.

Some people have complications afterwards.

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carolb_w_fl_coastal_9b(zone 9/10)

Over 120,000 needless deaths.

There is no bright side.

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patriciae_gw(07)

The Surgeon General says wear a mask. Really. He said it today.

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Annie Deighnaugh

The death rate* has only fallen because the ramp up in cases is about 2-3 weeks ahead of the deaths. So the increase in death rate is coming. Covid has a long fuse.

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*by which I mean the increase in the number of deaths per day, not the deaths per thousand or other measures of death rates

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Annie Deighnaugh

maifleur, in NYC we already had refrigerated trucks holding the bodies of the dead as the morgues were full...I'm sure we'll be seeing that around the country too.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Yes the price of letting this disease run rampant is not just in illness and death but also in people's lives who are out of work as a result of shutdown and facing hunger, homelessness and bankruptcy with potentially untenable medical bills, not to mention the damage done to the inadequate education of children in a slap-dash learn at home process rushed into place around the nation.

Had the country shut down (had the administration *required* it) the rest of the nation could look much more like the New England states rather than states like AZ who by itself had more cases in one day than did the entire EU. Instead, whatever time was bought by the "shut down" was squandered so the nation is no better prepared for the onslaught of this virus than it was in February.


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ubro(2a)

Bright side??????????? Long term complications that leave people struggling is a bright side just because they did not have the misfortune to die.

Not to mention the hospital bill.


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maifleur03

We will see the trucks at the hospitals but my concern is for when the hospitals and the temporary care places fill up. If people can not go for care they will need to remain at home. There are not enough medically trained people in this country if this becomes really bad.

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kadefol

The
narrative that this peak in viral activity is not of concern since
death rates are still falling is also misleading for three reasons.
First, this new peak is being driven by a younger age group of patients
as they attend bars, beaches, and college parties. They are less likely
to have a fatal outcome with COVID-19 but can still easily spread the
virus to their parents and grandparents. Second, deaths are a lagging
indicator and may occur weeks after a positive test or symptoms develop.
Finally, we now know how to better manage COVID-19 patients, including
the proning of respirator-dependent patients, treating the common and
deadly coagulopathies with anticoagulation, along with the use of
dexamethasone, remdesivir and antibody containing serum.

Thus,
death rates would be expected to fall, the best metric of this pandemic
would be hospitalizations. Unfortunately, the impact of his epidemic is
being mitigated by referring to patients who are discharged from the
hospital as “recovered” in actuality, many are far from recovered, but
merely have survived the acute viral episode.

Lasting effects of
COVID-19 are all too common in patients who have been hospitalized.
Unlike the flu, Sars-CoV-2 can affect almost every organ in the body. Up
to 20% will develop heart damage4. COVID-19 patients are complaining of chronic fatigue5.
In past SARs infections, 27% of hospitalized patients met the CDC
criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome6. If a patient requires
respiratory support, either oxygen administration or ventilation,
pulmonary fibrosis and disability will be very common. Renal
insufficiency can occur in up to a third of ICU patients.
The
hypercoagulability caused by the virus can cause strokes in the young7 and in children, the virus can be associated with a delayed inflammatory response, multisystem inflammatory syndrome.8

Thus,
the young are not shielded from the viruses’ devastating effects. We
need to take this pandemic seriously, the public needs to wear masks and
practice social distancing. As stated by Avindra Nath, MD, the senior
investigator at the Section of Infections of the Nervous System at
National Institutes of Health: “It’s quite possible some will never get
their health back.”5

https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/view/viewpoint-despite-happy-talk-we-re-far-from-out-of-the-covid-woods

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jmm1837

I'm thinking the economic cost which would have been the price properly shutting down the economy at the start, and maintaining it for a month or so, is going to look like a drop in the bucket compared to the cost of having this drag on for months after Europe, etc are slowing bringing their economies back on line.

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Izzy Mn(4)

I saw a report that Houstons hospital covid-19 beds so full and had to transfer 350 to a hospital outside of Houston.


Sorry I didn't site the source, can't remember where I heard or saw it exactly.

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Ziemia(6a)

Just heard 45 states have more Covid-19 cases this than last week.

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zmith

Izzy, do you have a source for that? There’s been a controversy over Houston’s hospitalization reports. The Texas Medical Center reports ample available beds.

https://www.tmc.edu/coronavirus-updates/

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Ziemia(6a)

What Izzy said was on the news tonight.

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zmith

I was just curious about the report Izzy saw. TMC’s reporting has been part of the controversy.

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Joaniepoanie

We have no hope of squelching this until he is GONE. He clearly refuses to do anything about it, saying just today it will disappear, as cases surge in many states. Even if he were removed from office, would Pence do anything differently? I’m not so sure.

It’s beyond mind-boggling that Trumpers aren’t mad as hell (like the rest of us) that their lives have been turned upside down by this. Surely they must know people who have gotten Covid, maybe died, family/friends who have lost jobs or businesses. How anyone can vote for him after this enormous and catastrophic failure is unfathomable.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Joanie, I'm sure trumplicans are as angry as the rest of us...only thing is they don't blame trump. They think he's doing an excellent job and are thankful that he is there to lead us through this terrible time. Don't you know it's all being blown out of proportion as a democratic hoax? And the left just blame trump because that's what the left does? And all these covid cases are due to the dems and blm running riot at all these protests in their socialist revolutionary attempts to overthrow trump and destroy democracy. And if states go back into lockdown it will all be the dems fault.

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lurker111

At least you admit it. Sarcasm isn't going to change anything.

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Annie Deighnaugh

I wasn't being sarcastic.

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lurker111

Okay then. Spot on.

Except for the hoax part. The virus isn't a hoax. Blaming Trump is a hoax. He's done more than anyone on this planet to fight this. biden attacked him for trying to stop it.

The crats insist that Trump is a racist and a xenophobe for trying to prevent the spread. Protest that!

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Izzy Mn(4)

Trump's way of handling this virus "hoax" is baby thought, cover your eyes so you can't see it, that makes it disappear.

"The US would have very few cases if it stopped testing for the corona virus"

https://youtu.be/aN1eptTaWVM

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bfox254

He's still spouting the nonsense that the virus will just disappear, he "hopes". He said it again yesterday as the virus again threatens to overwhelm the country.

He no longer even pretends there is a national coordinated plan for containment. Just "hope". I'd say "hope and prayers" but it's doubtful he prays.

We're on our own.


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Sue 430

Living in a state that got hit hard early, and are finally under reasonable control, it's incomprehensible that these states watched what happened to us, and even scarier, New York, yet had no safeguards in place. How could they not learn from such recent history? Our governor just shut down bars serving indoors again, and seems to be facing much less push back this time, maybe due to the fact that people are seeing what we avoided due to her strong actions? We have had a very small uptick in cases, mainly related to one outbreak from a bar, but still some states with thousands of cases per day have not taken that action.

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Sue 430

There is no end to peoples stupidity, is there? Don't know if this is happening in other places, but in my area, we have had several restaurants close indoor dining on their own because of the abuse they were taking from customers refusing to follow new guidelines. These same people who were protesting closing things down, are now responsible for places being closed down again.

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leona_2008

If you think 50,000 a day is winning, you will be ecstatic when we hit 100,000 a day.

Dr. Fauci, from the hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee this past Tuesday:

"It is going to be very disturbing, I will guarantee you that, because
when you have an outbreak in one part of the country, even though in
other parts of the country they're doing well, they are vulnerable,"
Fauci continued. "We are now having 40-plus thousand new cases a day. I
would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not
turn around."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dr-fauci-warns-us-could-hit-100000-daily-coronvirus-cases/

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Annie Deighnaugh

Yeah 100,000 cases per day means 1,000,000 people infected every 10 days. Just stunning.

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HU-274840647

What is the plan? Trump is going with the blame China scam that somehow clears him of any responsibilities.

There is a bright side though, we taxpayers have paid for a vaccine that only costs a few cents to produce and will be sold for less than your food bill for the next decade. What this means is that some rich people will get richer so that is good thing right?

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mr1010

What is the Plan? The one million dollar question. Answer- there is NO PLan.

even Dr. Faucci hinted that there is no plan and the numbers will be runaway.

And don't believe the death toll numbers. Florida has been proven to be

"cooking the books", ie under reporting deaths and cases.

They're still closing up testing sites 1 1/2 hrs. after opening cause they met their daily quota.

Folks, the ONLY answer is to protect yourselves. Think for yourself.

My Publix grocery store here in florida has 26 stores w/ infected employees. How's that for spreading the disease.

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maifleur03

The taxpayer will be the ones that will be paying for many of the "recovered" now that they have preexisting conditions. They may not be able to find insurance to even cover them if the ACA is tossed out by the courts. If they can find insurance will not be able afford it or the copays that could easily cause an increase in personal bankruptcies.

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Annie Deighnaugh

trump's plan reminds me so much of a 2 yr old who, because he can't see you when he shuts his eyes, believes by closing them, you disappear.

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Embothrium(Sunset Climate Zone 5, USDA Hardiness Zone 8)

All Art of the Deal Trump is interested in on a minute to minute basis is telling his base what it wants to hear.

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Embothrium(Sunset Climate Zone 5, USDA Hardiness Zone 8)

Apart from the danger of lingering damage after recovery according to a survivor's account I listened to the being put on oxygen is a living death, with the feeling of suffocation not abating until after a patent comes off the oxygen.

If they eventually come off the oxygen, and don't actually die instead.

Many survivors have been on oxygen for weeks before recovering. That's weeks of feeling like you aren't getting any air, all day every day.

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Gooster(9)

Over 10,000 new cases in Florida.


And the US is doing so well, since Trump is such an "effective" "leader"



Countries in Asia (China not included here due to the controversy) have largely avoided the levels of deaths and cases per million, including populous, densely populated countries like Japan.


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Iris GW

Then there's this joke:

Blaming Trump is a hoax. He's done more than anyone on this planet to fight this.

Can you be more specific, lurker? WHAT has he done?

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adoptedbyhounds

"We have crossed the threshold of 50,000 new covid-19 cases a day."

For how many days?

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HamiltonGardener

You got another 50,000+ today.

Thats two

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huachuma

"For how many days?"

I would think that one would be too many...

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Kathy

https://www.tiktok.com/@a.bergie37/video/6843597191802604805?lang=en


Trump said no one knew there would be a pandemic——-Oh yes they did and he didn’t listen. Does he listen at all? To anything he doesn’t want to hear?

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Iris GW

Gee, crossing a threshold only has to be once to be considered 'crossing a threshold.'

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bfox254

Trump has thwarted the efforts and advice of his own administration at every turn during this pandemic and continues to do so. He still doesn't seem to comprehend how angry voters are about his failure to lead, and it's not just democrats.

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batyabeth

"These same people who were protesting closing things down, are now responsible for places being closed down again."

yes. Wasn't it the (r) governor of n. dakota who said that if the hardest hit county in the country - or any city or county in his state - makes a law saying masks MUST be worn, that county won't get state funds for helping with the virsus spread and traeatment?

So, if you locally make a law to help stop the spread, you won't get state help to stop and treat the spread. Okaaaaay.

And the health insurance point is an excellent one. Get the virus and recover.......have lingering/permanent health damage.........try to get or use health insurance (if you have it).......get refused becuse of pre-existing condition........rinse and repeat for hundreds of thousands of American citizens.

Yup. SO much winning.


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adoptedbyhounds

"For how many days?" I would think that one would be too many...

Exactly. Is there some reason readers wouldn't want know how many days ago the 50,000 threshold was crossed? The claim didn't come with a date or even a source.

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maifleur03

adopted a clue to when the US went over the 50,000 threshold is when the OP was started. Yes there is a lag time between testing and reporting but the report is official record.

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adoptedbyhounds

"adopted a clue to when the US went over the 50,000 threshold is when the OP was started."

This report came with neither a source nor a date, nor any information telling the reader for how many days 50,000 new cases had been counted. Readers shouldn't have to look for "clues" to figure out what the writer left out.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Readers shouldn't have to look for "clues" to figure out what the writer left out.

Well then don't. If you have additional questions, you can investigate the answer yourself or ignore the post. I'm not your research assistant.

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maifleur03

When I was about the third grade my teacher told me and the other students I was old enough to look up the information that I wanted. Apparently that was not taught in all schools.

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adoptedbyhounds

"Well then don't. If you have additional questions, you can investigate the answer yourself or ignore the post. I'm not your research assistant."

Yep. At the same time, failure to include sources and dates speaks for itself.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Oh please, abh...how many times have you dismissed trump's tweets because he didn't include sources and dates?

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Izzy Mn(4)

I have come to the conclusion Russia is manipulating the US by assisting getting trump in the White House and trump destroying the US from the inside. He has made us weaker, divided and now his bonus is encouraging spread of the virus. trump is looking forward to a big bonus.

The White House has no plan on fighting the virus. It's new message, we need to live with it. We now just need to learn to "live with it", that is if you can, live.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Absolutely, izzy.

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Lars(Z11a (coastal L.A.) and Z9a (desert))

Why do you think the EU closed its borders to the U.S.?

Answer: because they are smarter than us and have better government.

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HamiltonGardener

Three days in a row now.


50,000+


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huachuma

"Three days in a row now. 50,000+"

Thanks for the update but I can't "like" your post for obvious reasons...

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HamiltonGardener

Yeah, that would be a little weird

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Ziemia(6a)

ABH: "Yep. At the same time, failure to include sources and dates speaks for itself."

You did just that on another thread earlier today.

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Annie Deighnaugh

We need a button for "I agree" rather than like. An "I disagree" button would be useful too.

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petalique

50,000 equals one Wuhan. (See Tomas Pueyo).

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Izzy Mn(4)

Didn't want to start a new thread so posting this here.

Fox is still promoting the antimalarial drug for treatment of covid. This was published today.

Fox News: Hydroxychloroquine helped save coronavirus patients, study shows; Trump campaign hails 'fantastic news'.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hydroxychloroquine-helped-save-coronavirus-study?cmpid=prn_newsstand

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maifleur03

I saw a similar story yesterday. As I read it the only people it helped were those in the very first stages. My translation is the person was only recently infected and while testing positive may not have an active infection yet. This might be useful if this country was doing immediate tracing once a carrier has been identified but none of the other studies have shown the same results.

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Kathy

Mexico closed the border to Arizona.

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Kathy

Trump Jrs girlfriend has Tested positive for covid..

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Ziemia(6a)

Trump WH is starting to message that we have to learn to live with uncontrolled contagion.

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Kathy

Live with it or die with it?

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terezosa / terriks

Live with it or die with it?

Doesn't matter, so long as the stock market is good. /s

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Ziemia(6a)

On Sunday, the medical staff at a Houston hospital ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and a key drug needed to treat them. https://t.co/nIbnnHHTg4


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zmith

1,085 positive cases for Dallas County today. That’s a record high.

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how2girl

Does the US qualify as a shi.hole country yet - the EU doesn’t want US travellers.

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Iris GW

The South appears to be ramping up for a veritable tsunami of cases.

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bfox254

Sounds like the Trump team has surrendered in the war against Corona virus. "Live with it" is not a strategy. How about "Live with it or Die Trying"?

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studio10001

It isn't a strategy, but it is essentially what he has been getting at all along, resembling that old joke about how to tell your kids the dog died. We are finally getting to the dead' part of the story. Everybody laughing?

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Gizmo

Almost 11,500 new positive cases of CV-19 in FL today.

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Annie Deighnaugh

Exactly.

trump's strategy has changed from: I don't need to do anything about it because it's all going to disappear to I'm not responsible so it's all on you... live with it.

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nancy_in_venice_ca Sunset 24 z10

Almost 11,500 positive cases of CV-19 in FL today.

Are De Santis supporters still insisting that he's doing a great job dealing with Covid-19?

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Ziemia(6a)

Well, Trump is saying it's inevitable.

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Nana H

Why is it only inevitable in the US?

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Annie Deighnaugh

Yes, especially in light of this:

The U.S. could have prevented roughly 36,000 deaths from COVID-19 if broad social distancing measures had been put in place just one week earlier in March, according to an analysis from Columbia University.

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/21/860077940/u-s-could-have-saved-36-000-lives-if-social-distancing-started-1-week-earlier-st

Is it so hard for the president in a tweet or a presser just *say* that wearing a mask is effective in slowing the contagion? It costs him *nothing* yet can save thousands of Americans' lives.

He can all out the troops for a photo op or make a big deal about saving a statue, but this he can't do?!?!

SMH

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Nana H

I find it quite interesting that Trump and Trump supporters can't seem to connect the dots between:

  1. covid containment
  2. kids back to school
  3. economic recovery

If you want 2 and 3 you have to do 1. Wear a mask, physically distance and make disease eradication a priority and that means from the top right on down. One message one purpose. If you don't support and promote those basic rules as recommended by the doctors and scientists then don't whine when the economy refuses to return and the kids can't get back to regular schooling.

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mr1010

Over 1000 new cases in Orlando today. Sound like Disney should still open in 7 days? All workers are being called back right now. How's that gonna work out?

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studio10001

You really don't, Nana. You can reopen the economy and let the fit survive. Those w weakened immunity are going to be a drain on federal resources, so they are best left to their own devices now.

Why do we keep going round on this - outside of the hope for a vaccine, is there anyone that still thinks something better is in the works?

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studio10001

Disney will lose some older visitors, but the real money is made on younger families, who are still going to come. They are putting some protocols in place, but there is a big sign that tells visitors that they ( visitors) accept their own risk at entering the park.

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Nana H

"You really don't, Nana"

Studio, I really don't what ?

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studio10001

sorry - responding to : 'If you want 2 and 3 you have to do 1.'

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Nana H

Interesting. Do you think that the economy can be stabilized and the kids back to school without containing ( containing not eliminating) the disease?

Those who become ill are a drain on their local governments not the federal government. The same governments that must manage and pay for education, manage the testing and contact tracing and enforce local protocols. They simply are not going to have the money or resources to do it all.

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studio10001

Largely, yes. I have spoken about this a few times. Older workers have already calculated the risk for themselves, and those who don't return to work are easily replaced. The unemployment numbers only reflect those actively looking for work, so those numbers will be greatly improved by eliminating this part of the workforce. Spending will decrease slightly, but overall, businesses will adapt.

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maifleur03

The way long term care in the US works that spending, studio, will not just decrease slightly. The ones that will need care even if it is to just help them get dressed in the morning will require someone to not work or if the family is lucky pay someone to help. More families will probably have to reduce their standard of living because of this. You seem to be posting that people will live or die but that is not what will happen. In reading there are many who just are not recovering. Not only will they not be able to earn a living but will cause a reduction of spending in their immediate family. There is no long term care that helps families in situations like this.

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maifleur03

Because of the holiday expect the count to be over 60,000 both Monday and Tuesday as some of the reporting groups do not work on holidays.

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Nana H

Perhaps studio , but I think that totally ignores the impact this will have on local governments who are bearing the lions share of the costs. They are the ones who pay teachers, first responders and are the ones picking up the tab for managing the day to day issues caused by this disease....not the federal government. Then there is the billions being lost by hospitals.

They are a huge part of the " economy " but their revenue source is "you" and taxes generated by tourism etc.

I think that part of the equation is being totally overlooked.

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jmm1837

Well, you can take international tourism out of any calculations. Most countries are going to keep their borders closed to the US, and enforce quarantines on any of their own nationals who decide to visit it. Once bitten, twice shy. That will impact on airlines as well. It may well have ramifications for international business as well.


I don't entirely agree, either, thst older workers can be easily replaced. That's a lot of expertise and experience lost to the workforce. It's also potentially a huge extra burden on welfare and medicare rolls, as many of these people become dependent upon the government for financial support. That in turn has ripple effects on consumption.


I just don't think reviving the economy is going to be as simple as sidelining the vulnerable and expecting a quick return to normal.

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maifleur03

I decided to look at the number of people who are currently expected to have long term after affects. Right now it is supposed to be 20%. I used the worldometers count for today and the number with long term health is 571,939.2. That number will rise.

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Ziemia(6a)

Studio - I am missing your point.... Sounds like you conclude a big die-off of the infirm and elderly in the USA is inevitable:

"Why do we keep going round on this - outside of the hope for a vaccine, is there anyone that still thinks something better is in the works?"

I wonder because several neighboring states in the northeast have come up with something better.

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studio10001

Don't misunderstand me - I am not saying this is supposed to be smooth, or bring us back to full speed, or is even conscionable - I am saying that the federal govt has deemed it as successful a tactic as trying to contain this thing first, and costs them less effort. The price tag to local govts is not their issue any more than lives lost. Businesses may well lose expertise in either scenario - it is not a consideration. The only thing that is, as far as we have learned from the White House, (with more or- now -less obfuscation,) is that they have decided that any possible repercussions are a wash. The situation is therefore not worth their time. Thoughts and prayers, and vote for us because the Dems are trying to kill the country, blah, blah, blah, but re opening does not need to take our personal well being into consideration - the only thing that is slowing down the recovery currently are localized steps backward to mitigate troubles in various ICUs. The federal govt will continue to motivate the forward push - or cheerlead, as the president has referred to it.

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Ziemia(6a)

Population numbers

40M CA

30M TX

20M FL

20M NY

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The Northeast states have pushed down the rate of infection dramatically. Our states here are smallish in size landwise. If you add up the populations of NY, NJ, CT, & MA - 40M people.

We did it. We came back from a horrible situation.

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Ziemia(6a)

I think I get your point.

I keep hoping some GOP members of Congress get smarter about this.

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nancy_in_venice_ca Sunset 24 z10

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/

California / population 40M / new Covid cases = 3,444 / cases per 1M population = 6,471

Florida / population 20M / new Covid cases = 11,348 / cases per 1M population = 8,849

Someone please tell me how praise of DeSantis can be justified.

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Nana H

Why are Americans fighting with each other over this? Time to put your head on your pillow and think about what the hell you are doing to each other...it is just so un American what is going on and.....there are no good guys in this absurd fight.

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maifleur03

Wednesday I mentioned that I wondered how soon trucks would start going around collecting bodies. Two counties in Texas have now been asked to shelter in place because the hospitals are full. People will die at home from the virus while waiting for a hospital to be found that will take them. It will be happening sooner than what I anticipated. https://www.bing.com/search?q=virus%20in%20hidalgo%20county%20tx%20shelter%20in%20place&qs=n&form=QBRE&sp=-1&pq=virus%20in%20hidalgo%20county%20tx%20shelter%20in%20place&sc=1-43&sk=&cvid=26E17E8A10EE45F7A1AA597F75864117

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studio10001

Due to the holiday and covidiocy, we are being warned of another doubling of the case loads in two weeks' time in the remaining southern states.

Nana, if your question wasn't rhetorical, I believe it is for the same reason that Americans are at odds over much of everything. The president has sway over reality w a hardened 42% of us. The politicization of the disease has allowed the pres. to riff in front of the cameras about bleach and masks, and that 42% are persuaded that their freedoms are at stake, not their lives. There is no arguing w logic like that. We wait, and hope to regain integrity in the next presidency. Guidelines come through our local govts until then.

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maifleur03

From those southern states will come the expansion into the other states.

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adoptedbyhounds

"When I was about the third grade my teacher told me and the other
students I was old enough to look up the information that I wanted.
Apparently that was not taught in all schools."

Same here. By middle school I was taught it's my obligation to credit sources when using the works of others in my own writing. This is an obligation students across the USA have been taught to respect, regardless of where they went to school.

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Iris GW

adoptedbyhounds

"We have crossed the threshold of 50,000 new covid-19 cases a day."

For how many days?

Adopted, how many 50K+ days in a row now? Have we not just crossed the threshold but we're not going back ...

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adoptedbyhounds

"Adopted, how many 50K+ days in a row now? Have we not just crossed the threshold but we're not going back ..."

45,300 new infections reported on Saturday, which would give the 50,000+ a three day run. However, with the July 4 Holiday it's possible reporting hasn't caught up with the actual numbers.

Have we not just crossed the threshold but we're not going back ..."

I don't know how to draw that conclusion from the information we have at the moment. Saturday's numbers might be an undercount.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/the-latest-china-says-beijings-coronavirus-outbreak-wanes/2020/07/04/f8684392-be64-11ea-97c1-6cf116ffe26c_story.html

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Ziemia(6a)

Gosh. What a strange rabbit hole

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HamiltonGardener

For July 4th


Updates

  • 45,182 new cases and 254 new deaths in the United States

    NOTES:

    • Minnesota: "In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, we will not be updating the data on this page on Saturday, July 4. Updates will resume on Sunday, July 5" [source]
    • Louisiana: "LDH will observe Independence Day and not update the COVID-19 dashboard on July 4. Reporting will resume July 5." [source]
    • California: San Diego County: "In observance of the holiday, data will not be updated on July 4th, data updates will resume on July 5th" [source] This is in addition to Los Angeles County.
    • NH, KY, RI: no reports today
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maifleur03

adopted I am not silly enough to site sources when I refer to the OP since that is my source and I referred to it. Hard to list a page number on a reference source when there are no page numbers on here.

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HamiltonGardener

I suspect after the July 4 celebrations, in about two weeks, there will be another spike in cases.

Holidays, rallies, protests, and young people sick of the lockdown...

Fauci is probably right. It will be at 100,000 per day soon.

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carolb_w_fl_coastal_9b(zone 9/10)

So tired and frustrated by the continued, seemingly deliberate stupidity of some people about this.

If Mr. Trump has done more than any other leaders around the world, why are other countries managing to halt the spread of this disease and improve their economies, while in the USA infections and hospitalizations, let alone death rates, continue to rise?

Our local hospitals are reporting no available beds now, ICU or otherwise...

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Kathsgrdn

We are like a 3rd world country. Sad that other countries around the world, some much poorer than us, have done so much better at keeping each other safe and controlling a virus that would have been so easily contained if we had people in charge who were semi intelligent or gave a crap about other people.

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Iris GW

According to CDC, 52,228 New Cases for Sunday, July 5th reporting.

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