Good Morning, Mission! Welcome to Virus Village, your daily Covid-19 data dump.
With cases and hospitalizations on a slow descent, restaurant mogul and local wino Gavin Newsom re-opened restaurants (and bars disguised as restaurants) for outdoor dining along with other assorted small businesses. Get it while you can. Many epidemiologists such as Dr. Michael Osterholm predict the next (big) surge in March.
If, and when, that surge arrives, it will most likely be fueled by the British variant. Will that variant and the one currently surging in South Africa resist The Vaccine? Here’s a tweetorial on the subject with the latest data.
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As of January 23, Latinx residents had a case rate of 967 per 10,000 residents. Pacific Islanders had 742, Native Americans 646, Blacks 379, Multi-racial 188, Whites 179, and Asians 174 cases per 10,000 residents. The Citywide rate was 348 per 10,000 residents.
Through Sunday, 6906 tests have been collected at the 24th Street BART station. The Latinx positivity rate was 11.69 percent, non-Latinx 5.80 percent and total positivity rate 10.08 percent.
Per 10,000 residents, those over the age of 80 had a case rate of 288, 20-24 had 568, 40-49 490, 30-39 374, 50-59 325, 60-69 243 and 70-79 203.