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October 8: Now I know why things looked so good..a data backlog.

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Daily Status, October 8Reminder:  any sections that are unchanged since yesterday are grayed out.  
Situational AwarenessToday was not a good day if one likes low COVID numbers.  We had the second highest total number of daily cases to date.  The high was the result of a lag in reporting to to Hurricane Isaias back in in August. This was the result, per the VDH site, of 689 cases that should have been reported yesterday being reported today.  
The COVID-19 data reported by the Virginia Department of health on October 8, 2020 (based on data collected on October 7th by 5 PM) includes 689 cases that should have been reported on the 7th. The report shows that the commonwealth added 1844 cases of COVID-19, or 2353 cases over two days.  Todays number was anomalously large due to reporting issues,  the two day number remains high; I wonder if the extra cases are from more than just yesterday?  My best get is Virginia had been under reporting for a few weeks, and today is a catchup day (maybe t…