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Daily Status, October 3

  Daily Status, October 3 Reminder:  any sections that are unchanged since yesterday are grayed out.   Today will be a short update.  I had to work outside, and I am tired.  I have a lot I want to say, but it can wait until later. I will point out: things we have learned this week:    1) People can test negative and still spread the disease.  2) Even if everyone who interacts with you is tested immediately prior to the interaction, you can still get sick (see 1).  3) If you have an event with hundreds of people, there is potential for it to be a superspreader event, even if you test everyone at the event.  4) If you do this frequently enough, you will get unlucky. This has significant impact for events in our community. Situational Awareness WE ARE NOW OFF THE NY/NJ QUARANTINE LIST! Today, Virginia has 1116 newly diagnosed COVID cases, which is a little more than 1 standard deviation about are 21 day average, or an event we should encounter about once a week. And I have reason to suspe