Showing posts from October 19, 2020

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

  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