Showing posts from November 23, 2020

Nov 23: If you are worried about COVID impacts, it is time to hunker down.

Daily Status, Nov 23 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.  There is no way to sugar coat it.  If you have any risk factors for complications, NOW IS THE TIME TO BE CAREFUL!  Those include age (60+), diabetes, heart disease, cancer, kidney disease, compromised immune system.  Please, even if don’t, wear a mask to protect those that do.  And if you d