Saturday, March 28, 2020

Day by day: Coronavirus cases in Florida UPDATE




Related reading:
Will spring breakers become super-spreaders?  (Politico, 3/21/2020)
For much of this week, revelers continued to cram four and five to a hotel room, swarm beaches over hundreds of miles of coastline, and then gather shoulder-to-shoulder in bars and clubs – almost a model process for spreading contagious diseases.
University of Tampa says students on spring break together tested positive for COVID-19.  (Miami Herald, 3/22/2020)
The University of Tampa announced Saturday that it was the latest Florida college or university touched by the coronavirus pandemic via five students who tested positive for COVID-19. 
The school’s Saturday evening Twitter posting said the students had been on Spring Break together with other schoolmates. What the post didn’t say was where the students went on Spring Break or where they lived on or off campus.
While the world partied some places prepared. Will their coronavirus gamble pay off?  (Miami Herald, 3/26/2020)
While spring-breakers were still cramming South Beach bars earlier this month, Puerto Rico’s government was trying to turn the tourism-dependent island into an inhospitable fortress.

Related posts:
Arkansas.  (3/27/2020)
Illinois.  (3/27/2020)
Iowa.  (3/27/2020)
Kentucky.  (3/27/2020)
Louisiana.  (3/27/2020)
Massachusetts.  (3/27/2020)
Michigan.  (3/27/2020)
New Jersey.  (3/26/2020)
New York.  (3/26/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (3/26/2020)
Texas.  (3/27/2020)
Washington State.  (3/27/2020)
Wisconsin.  (3/27/2020)
"Close to zero" coronavirus point/ counterpoint.  (3/27/2020)
Worldometer tracks the coronavirus (new edition).  (3/25/2020)
Worldometer (and others) track the Coronavirus.  (3/19/2020)

Day by day: Coronavirus cases in Iowa UPDATE



64 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa; more Guard troops activate; ISU lab equipment to aid in testing.  (Des Moines Register, 3/28/2020)



Hospitalizations:
  • 3/23 -   0
  • 3/24 - 27
  • 3/25 - 36
  • 3/26 - 46
  • 3/27 - 50
  • 3/28 - 61


Related posts:
Arkansas.  (3/27/2020)
California.  (3/28/2020)
Florida.  (3/26/2020)
Georgia. (3/27/2020)
Illinois.  (3/28/2020)
Kentucky.  (3/27/2020)
Louisiana.  (3/28/2020)
Massachusetts.  (3/27/2020)
Michigan.  (3/28/2020)
New Jersey.  (3/26/2020)
New York.  (3/26/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (3/28/2020)
Texas.  (3/27/2020)
Wisconsin.  (3/28/2020)
"Close to zero" coronavirus point/counterpoint.  (3/28/2020)
Worldometer tracks the coronavirus (new edition).  (3/28/2020)


Screenshot of top headline from the Des Moines Register (3/27/2020)


Related Des Moines Register articles:
Gov. Kim Reynolds: Iowa is already under 'equivalent' of stay-at-home order to fight coronavirus.  (3/25/2020)
Iowa day cares: You want us to stay open? We need supplies.  (3/23/2020)
Iowa mayors urge Reynolds to issue a coronavirus stay-at-home order.  (3/23/2020)


Day by day: Coronavirus cases in Michigan UPDATE



The average age of coronavirus deaths is 68.1 years old. The state median age of those deceased as of Saturday is 70. The age range of those who have died due to the virus is 36 to 97, according to state data. 
While the number of cases is split 50-50 according to gender, males account for 68% of the deceased. 
The state says 24% of more than 15,000 tests have come back positive.

State of Michigan



3/27/2020.  Here's the type of leadership our president with the emotional development of a 6 year old is demonstrating;

'We've had a big problem with the young — a woman governor,' Trump says of Whitmer.  (Detroit News, 3/26/2020)
She is a new governor, and it's not been pleasant," Trump told Sean Hannity. "We've had a big problem with the young — a woman governor. You know who I'm talking about — from Michigan. We don't like to see the complaints."

As you would expect, the president with the emotional development of a 6 year old, doubles down.  Think about what that means for all of us.





The good news is that Trump lost Michigan today.

First elected to public office when she was 29.



Beaumont nears capacity: 635 hospitalized for COVID-19 with limited ventilators. (Detroit News, 3/25/2020)
The health system has been transferring patients between hospitals to find space and is beginning to convert some operating rooms into intensive care units, Beaumont Health Chief Operating Officer Carolyn Wilson said.

Related posts:
Arkansas.  (3/27/2020)
California.  (3/28/2020)
Florida.  (3/26/2020)
Georgia. (3/27/2020)
Illinois.  (3/28/2020)
Iowa.  (3/26/2020)
Kentucky.  (3/27/2020)
Louisiana.  (3/28/2020)
Massachusetts.  (3/27/2020)
New Jersey.  (3/26/2020)
New York.  (3/26/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (3/28/2020)
Texas.  (3/27/2020)
Wisconsin.  (3/28/2020)
"Close to zero" coronavirus point/counterpoint.  (3/28/2020)
Worldometer tracks the coronavirus (new edition).  (3/28/2020)
Worldometer (and others) track the Coronavirus.  (3/19/2020)