Showing posts from November 16, 2020

Daily Status, Nov 16: It is getting bad; Please be careful and where a mask. Remember, some high-risk people need to go out and about

  Daily Status, Nov 16 Today is a full update Reminder:  Any sections that are unchanged since yesterday are grayed out.     I try to update every day between 11:00 and 12:00; however, because my updates are based on when the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) updates, it takes some time to analyze and collate the data. In addition, because I have my own health issues, there will be days when the update is late or is not published at all.     The one thing to remember is that 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.   Situational Awareness   Big picture: The fall surge is accelerating.  NOW IS THE TIME TO BE CAREFUL!   Local: The caseload in Vienna tripled since Sept. Be careful and wear your mask.   Yesterday, VA reported a record 2,677 new cases of COVID, though VDH reports that the number is anomalously high due to database issues over the weekend.   If, instead, we