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Is PA flattening the curve?

How is PA doing? As a state, we get an A for social distancing and mitigation. (Can’t remember what site I saw that on) Is it working?

Let’s check the metrics from 1point3acres.

This is the graph of PA’s current cases (orange line) and our new cases (green line). The green line has leveled off and is now starting to bend down, meaning that we are finding fewer cases in the last couple of days.

It’s still early in the pandemic for all of the states so who knows how long this will hold. I just saw Fauci on State of the Nation on CNN (agghh!) and he said reopening the country will depend on flattening the curve the way PA is doing. The number of new cases has to not increase as much and the curve must bend down. But we must have a robust testing system in place before reopening so we can trace everyone who may be contagious. We are going to have to test almost everyone in PA. So, if you want to go back to work, you need to make sure your state government is testing as many people in your state as possible.

If the trend in PA holds, we will have helped the healthcare system by keeping the number of seriously ill patients low. We only have to keep it together for about another month.

Other states that are flattening the curve: California, Colorado, Washington, North Carolina. States that are not flattening the curve include Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Michigan. New York City and New Jersey are hotspots because of population density. It’s almost impossible to go anywhere in either location and maintain a safe distance from another person.

There will be a lot of people royally pissed off that nothing much happened if the flattening continues.

That’s the goal. It’s what liberals live for. 🙄

3 Responses

  1. If “nothing much happens”, it will be because the emergency measures worked, but yes, the Stupid White Folks of Real Amurka may not recognize that fact, since recognizing facts is not one of their strengths.

  2. It seems like every time I post an image, TurdPress throws a hissy fit for at least a few minutes.

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