Good Morning, Mission! Welcome to Virus Village, your daily Covid-19 data dump.
A new vaccination popup in the Lower (“Inner”) Mission will open onThursday at 18th and Shotwell. Kudos to DPH, Latino Task Force and Laborers Local 261.
So what’s driving the surge in Michigan? The variant? The reopenings? Lack of vaccination? All of the above? None of the above? No one really knows.
A new study published in The Lancet finds that the B117 variant may be more transmissible, but is not associated with higher rates of severe disease, hospitalizations and deaths.
Though cautious, Peter Khoury at Phoenix Data Project has some optimistic forecasts for the City.
And for the first time in over a year, kids headed back to some SF public schools.
While waiting for The Vaccination, scroll down for today’s Covid numbers.
Since the beginning of March, average new case numbers have been going down for all groups except Whites.
For the week ending April 9, the rate of weekly change in Covid positive patients rose 13 percent. During that week, the seven-day average availability of ICU beds was 36 percent and Acute Care availability was 25 percent. On April 9, Covid patients comprised 1.4 percent of all ICU and 1.3 percent of all Acute Care patients.
The latest data from the Federal Health and Human Services department shows SFGH with 8 Covid patients and 83 percent ICU occupancy, while across the Mission, CPMC had 2 Covid patients and 51 percent ICU occupancy.