Good Morning, Mission! Welcome to Virus Village, your daily Covid-19 data dump.
Covid Tracker will be publishing later in the day through Sunday this week. Next Monday we will return to the usual time.
With key indcators such as cases per 100,000 residents, postivity rate, hospitalizations and R number reaching all-time lows, many are asking why? “It’s not rocket science,” says Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of UCSF Department of Medicine, “just strong leadership and people wearing masks and distancing.” Yes, and an abundance of dedicated docs and healthcare workers.
The final publication of a herd immunity “strategy” by the Hoover Institute Gang has provoked swift denunciation from the world scientific community, including Dr. Fauci and the town whose name the Hoover boyz used in their manifesto,
Though not as loud or one sided, the debate over ranked voting in San Francisco has yet to be decided.
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HiGeorge, a data visualization startup, developed some new visualizations for Mission Local, which we will be using and fine-tuning in the days to come.
The seven-day average number of SF daily cases for the week ending October 9 was still a low 28, or 3.2 cases per 100,000 residents.