COVID 19 UPDATES: 12 / 8 / 2020

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AS THE PANDEMIC GETS WORSE AND WORSE,  Massachusetts is enacting new covid restrictions, Dr Fauci says we have not yet seen “the full blunt” of the Thanksgiving surge, the traditional Michigan-Ohio State football game has been cancelled, nearly 1.5 million US children have Covid, and the chief of “Operation Warp Speed” gave a ringing endorsement of Trump’s latest nutty executive order.  “I don’t know and, frankly, I’m staying out of this.”

WORLDOMETER stats:

  • +200,121 new cases
  • +1,554 new deaths
  • 15.4 million cases, >290,000 deaths

JOHNS HOPKINS stats:

  • America’s 7 day positive test average is 10.5% and slowly climbing
  • 5 states + DC have a positive rate of 5% or less
  • 34 states have a positive rate of 10% or higher
  • highest rates of new cases in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Kansas, Wyoming

COVID TRACKING PROJECT stats:

  • Hospitalizations  102,141
  • In ICU Wards  20,098
  • On Ventilators  7,073

Stats compiled by, snake.