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October 19, Case count continues on the higher side of predictions. We may be at the beginning of the fall surge

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  Daily Status, October 19 Reminder:  any sections that are unchanged since yesterday are grayed out.   I try to update this every day between 11:00 and 12:00.  However, my updates are based on when the Virginia Department of Health updates; it takes some time in analyze and collate the data.  In addition, because I my own health issues, there will be days when the update is late or does not happen.   For the week o 10/19, I expect late publishing on Tues and no publishing on Friday. The one thing to remember is the day-to-day changes are minor. Any trend takes several days to identify, and I will be looking at the data daily (that is easy), but may not update the blog. One thing that is immensely personal to me is I need to avoid COVID-19.  Like, I do not know my mortality risk exactly, but last week, I thought my Infection mortality rate was 5-10%.  With active cancer, that doubles, to 10-20%.  So if you see me in town, wear a  mask.  I try to avoid challenging people, but maybe it i