Thursday, September 3, 2020

C19 Update: 10 Deaths, 751 Cases

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 751 new cases of the Wuhan virus yesterday as well as 10 new deaths. The total number of cases is 85,116. The virus has caused 2,536 deaths. Nursing home deaths comprise 40% of overall Covid-19 deaths in Mississippi. There are 67,918 recoveries. More information and a complete list of infected counties can be found at the MSDH website. The Rt factor is 0.92.



 The big chart improved yet again.  ICU's and vents fell although hospitalizations rose again.



Here is a little lagniappe.




20 comments:

Anonymous said...

nursing home death percentage continues to fall...

Anonymous said...

Mississippi is no. 8 for cases per 100,000 population, so we are still i the top 10 states per capa for new infections. Mississippi Universities today (NYT data) 842 cases in 10 schools, so need to be really cautious at the universities. Tate needs to extend the mask mandate until we have a vaccine deployed period.

Green Acres said...

The 9/3/2020 NYT also has a front page article about hunger and food shortages in Jackson and Greenville that is worth reading.

Anonymous said...

... about hunger and food shortages in Jackson and Greenville that is worth reading.

Why?

School yourself.

Anonymous said...

I see the Rt creeping back up. The improvement is slowing down and we are still 7th highest in infection rate and #1 for mortality according to the Washington Post. We've got a long way to go before we are even average.

Nursing home death percentage is decreasing, but the normal people dying of COVID is increasing. The community spread is still out of control. Covidiots go to bars, parties, picnics, weddings, funerals, and other close gatherings under the misguided thought "if I'm not sick then what is it to anyone else what I do?" and then bring it back home to innocent members of the household who are trying to stay safe. It's like a majority of Mississippians need to retake 8th grade science about how infectious diseases work.

Anonymous said...

I wish they would start reporting just active cases. Not every case since the beginning of time. This is similar to you asking me how many people live on earth and me telling you that 107 billion people have lived on earth. It is great to see hospitalizations fall. That's been the best measure of what is really going on with the virus. Good job Mississippi!

Green Acres said...

7:47 must be hungry. Have a Snickers bar!

Anonymous said...

Odd how so many commenters here exhibit the same phraseology, sentence structure and worn out complaints.

Anonymous said...

the number of Folks on the Res. this weekend will be a good indicator of what's happening across the state. My bet is that they are going to be out in full force. That Rt factor will be over 1 in a week or two. More people aren't wearing mask, but worst the all they aren't social distancing.

Anonymous said...

Lol. Cases. We can immediately determine the person with sub-90 IQ.

Unknown said...

When are you people going to realize that normal people are over this nothing burger. We have lives to lead. If I get sick that is MY business... not yours. Masks don't do shit obviously. Everywhere I go people are wearing them and people are still getting the virus. IT'S A VIRUS PEOPLE. Big deal.

Anonymous said...

11:49: Thank you for making it clear you have the very real problem at the root of rapid spread in Mississippi of this very, very contagious and dangerous virus, especially by people who are unaware they have it but are asymptomatic, unaware they are bringing the virus to family member hosts who may get really sick or die: Covidiocy. The I don’t care about anyone else or anything in general, let chaos reign, Covidiocy. The I disregard of the studies showing that universal mask wearing is more effective than a strict lockdown and is our best ticket to getting businesses and schools safety open. How dare you put the rest of us in danger by your careless disregard for the shared health of us all. We are all in the same lifeboat until a safe, effective and fully tested vaccine creates the herd immunity we need. Quit endangering the boat we all share.

Anonymous said...

823 cases and 23 deaths today. That Rt will be back above 1.0 tomorrow.

Hospitalizations ticked down a little, but ICU and vents both ticked up.

I knew it was too good to be true. Labor day gatherings are going to do a number on us.

Anonymous said...

1:44: Yes, the mechanism is easy for transmission: one unmasked living host within proximity of another unmasked living host. That's the simple if relentless logic of the virsu.

Anonymous said...

12:55, Scared much about something you nor anyone else has control of? I happen to agree with some of what 11:49 says, but I'm sure you are one of the so called experts we hear from on a daily basis. This too shall not pass but recycle for the remainder of time as other viruses have. Some continue and some go dormant, but they are all out there. Stay safe and get tested, again if done already. I myself have had three employer mandated tests, 1 actual based on Dr. Dobbs due to other employees testing positive.

Anonymous said...

Well hell 1:44, we all gotta die sometime.

Anonymous said...

Wonder if St. Anthony discussed this with the schools.

https://www.foxnews.com/health/keep-coronavirus-infected-college-students-at-school-fauci-told-parents

Anonymous said...

@12:55....11:49 here. So you are telling me you just sit at home ALL the time? I do where a mask in public. Not because I believe in them... just so folks like you won't look down there nose at me. Also, have you noticed the number of folks wearing them incorrectly?

Anonymous said...

2:43 (11:49): Thanks. Your wearing a mask in public is all I was asking for. Please keep wearing it until we get to the other side of this pandemic.

Anonymous said...

Wow. What started with a "screw you" met with a finger-wagging lecture between two commenters apparently ended with honest communication and mutual respect. There may be hope for civilized society after all.

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