Good Morning, Mission! Welcome to Virus Village, your daily Covid-19 data dump.
Covid hospitalizations reach October lows in the City as new case numbers remain on the plateau, and for R Number enthusiasts, some good news.
Vaccination numbers are up, but not as high as appointment backlogs. Blue Shield says wait until the end of April, or maybe early May.
Another story on workplace outbreaks, this one at a vaccine production facility construction site where no protections for workers were put in place and the Indiana OSHA couldn’t care less.
Holding cops accountable for misconduct remains a serious problem as officers resign before their cases are adjudicated. Police Chief Bill Scott has instituted an “informal” workaround, but that misses the point.
After over a year of litigation, Tartine workers are now unionized.
While waiting for The Vaccination, scroll down for today’s Covid numbers.
Although seniors over 65 make up the vast majority of Covid-related deaths, working age people are also dying of Covid, especially Latinx in California.
According to most recent data from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, last week SFGH had 9 Covid patients and 84 percent ICU occupancy. Across the Mission CPMC had 3 Covid patients and 46 percent ICU occupancy.
On March 23, the Citywide average positivity rate reached .90 percent for the first time since March 4. Though the recent trend has been rising, the rate is still very low, .