I have been engaging periodically with an American-style libertarian from Colorado in comments to Governor Jared Polis' COVID posts. Tonight he posted a quote-mined line and a link to a CDC study that did not say what he thought it said, and I told him so. Below is a slightly edited version of my response.... Continue Reading →
Let’s do a little math – masks and delta COVID
A little basic math illustrates why masks still work even if the delta variant is surging
COVID-19 in Colorado – January 7, 2021 update
The second wave of COVID may - may - finally be weakening. Just in time for a post-holiday spike and schools to go back in session.
Exponential growth of COVID-19 in Colorado – November 19, 2020 update
New cases, new hospitalizations, and new deaths are all growing exponentially and out of control. The only thing that will save lives now is another lockdown.
COVID-19 in Colorado – November 5, 2020 update
Same pandemic, different week - cases are setting records, positivity is worse than it's been since early May, hospitalizations are about to exceed their peak from April, and deaths are rising too.
COVID-19 in Colorado – October 29, 2020 update
Everything is up and looking to continue to go up until Coloradans take the pandemic seriously again. Which may be only after Governor Polis is forced to impose a second statewide lockdown.
COVID-19 in Colorado – October 15, 2020 update
New cases are setting new records. Test positivity is over 5% again. New hospitalizations are clearly up and the trend goes back to just after schools statewide went back to in-person learning. And new deaths are starting to increase and will continue to do so until all Coloradans take the pandemic seriously.
COVID-19 in Colorado – October 1, 2020 update
Cases are way up. Positivity is up a little. Hospitalizations are up just a bit. Deaths are still low, but unfortunately that's not going to last.
COVID-19 in Colorado – September 17, 2020 update
It's too early to say for sure, but there are some early signs that COVID-19 is increasing in Colorado as a result of schools going back into session.
COVID-19 in Colorado – August 23, 2020 update
New cases and positivity percentage are down, as are new hospitalizations. Deaths are holding steady. But hold on to your hats, Colorado, because schools are reopening and the course of COVID-19 is going to get worse from here.