COVID-19: March 24, 2020

COVID-19: March 24, 2020

Personal impact:

  • Ed usually does all the grocery shopping, but to save him exposure, I made our weekly trip by myself. He drew an excellent map of the store to help me find where everything was!

  • Wore mask, wiped down shopping cart.
    Came home, immediately undressed and took a shower while Ed wiped all the purchases down.
    The new normal.

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Source Old Count New Count Increase of Time
CDC 33,404 44,183 10,779 noon update
J.H.Univ. 41,708 52,145 10,437 3:34 pm update
NYT 39,819 49,619 9,800 1:54 pm update


all data from the Dept Of Health noon update

Where? Old Count New Count Increase of Deaths
Statewide 1,172 1,388 216 46

New Orleans Metropolitan Area Parishes

Where? Old Count New Count Increase of Deaths
Orleans 567 675 108 26
Jefferson 252 293 41 6
St. Bernard 15 19 4

Other Parishes

Where? Old Count New Count Increase of Deaths
Lafourche 15 16 1
Terrebonne 14 14 0
Lafayette 9 12 3
East Btn Rg 43 58 15 2

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  • Trump said he wants the U.S. economy to open” back up by Easter Sunday, even as the number of coronavirus cases in the country accelerates.

  • Trump said, You’ll have packed churches all over our country … I think it’ll be a beautiful time.”

  • This is the making of a major public health disaster. I am not sure where he is getting his information from, but it is extremely flawed,” said Dr. Tina Tan of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

  • Source: CNBC

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Your Moment Of Zen

I regret that I have but one grandparent to give for my country

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Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus landing page

Louisiana Dept. of Health: Coronavirus landing page, Twitter

City Of New Orleans Coronavirus updates, Twitter

The World Health Organization has updates and a map

Lots of data at Our World In Data”

Graphs, including growth factor

NYT Map tracking every case

Twitter feed of experts on the disease and its spread, and reporters covering it

Charts, maps and tables that show the latest numbers about the coronavirus