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by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus and the election
Replies: 152
Views: 5861

Re: Coronavirus and the election

Cathleen Decker
@cathleendecker
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Wisconsin governor, in abrupt reversal, urges delay of Tuesday’s primary
via
@AmyEGardner
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@mviser
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 517
Views: 24838

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

We're number one! :(
KHOU 11 News Houston
@KHOU
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24m
Here is a breakdown of how Houston-area counties rank among the 145 Texas counties with coronavirus cases. Houston/Harris County ranks number one with more than 1,000 cases.
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Social or International effects of COVID-19
Replies: 71
Views: 1389

Re: Social or International effects of COVID-19

I was just looking at the graphs for yesterday and I wondered what had happened in France.
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?
Replies: 121
Views: 2214

Re: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?

Had a 2 hour Zoom visit with our daughters and sons-in-law yesterday after our daughters finished remote teaching and after school meetings. Older daughter showed us student art work from this past week that she was grading. One assignment for 1st graders was to draw Olaf from "Frozen". Quite a rang...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 517
Views: 24838

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Not everyone helps to maintain social distance in Houston. :( From swing sets to adult novelty shops, 311 calls report social distancing violators in Houston area https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/coronavirus-calls-social-distancing-porn-shops-311-15176972.php Night...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 1168
Views: 59346

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Since some people won't voluntarily obey social distance rules Riverhead forces the issue. Riverhead Town closing courts and dog parks to prevent coronavirus spread https://riverheadlocal.com/2020/04/04/riverhead-town-closing-courts-and-dog-parks-to-prevent-coronavirus-spread/ All basketball courts,...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 517
Views: 24838

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Greater Houston- Dr. Peter Hotez says cases won't peak until first week of May https://abc13.com/6075299/?ex_cid=TA_KTRK_TW&taid=5e88722c01cef40001c166c3&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter Question: What's your view of the situation in Greater Houston ...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Corona Virus Whackadoodles, Whackjobs and Conspiracy Theories (other than from the White House)
Replies: 161
Views: 3875

Re: Corona Virus Whackadoodles, Whackjobs and Conspiracy Theories (other than from the White House)

Coronavirus: Birmingham and Merseyside masts set on fire over false 5G claims https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-52164358?at_custom2=twitter&at_custom4=EAF0EDAE-765C-11EA-8760-41BA4744363C&at_custom3=%40BBCNews&at_medium=custom7&at_campaign=64&at_custom1=%5Bpost+type%5D UK mobile network providers...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Virus hot spots in South poised for disproportionate suffering https://www.politico.com/news/2020/04/03/coronavirus-rural-south-164225 Frantic local officials instituted an overnight curfew just this week and are begging residents to stay home. But in largely rural Southern states like Louisiana — ...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

7,000 dead by Friday. Probably 10,000 by Monday. https://us.cnn.com/2020/04/04/health/us-coronavirus-friday/index.html Made 7392 on Friday. Now at 7403 total deaths. New deaths yesterday totaled 1321. So will reach 10,000 early Monday morning at the latest. If the number of new deaths continues to ...
by Volkonski
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry
Replies: 123
Views: 2079

Re: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry

:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

What part of "exceeds ability to produce" does Trump not understand?
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 517
Views: 24838

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

May 20th! That's almost 7 weeks from now. :? https://www.khou.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/dallas-county-disaster-declaration-extended-to-may-20/287-2ec3c130-6884-44ae-a352-06dd2ac783b6 Dallas County disaster declaration extended to May 20 in response to coronavirus The county's current stay-...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

It says something about the fragility of our medical services and/or the ferocity of Covid-19 that a the hospitals in NYC and LI are overwhelmed with less than 1% of the residents infected.
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

JJ MacNab @jjmacnab · 36m If you're interesting tracking hotspots, this is a good website because it allows you to screen for %infected, rather than raw numbers. Blaine County, ID has the highest rate of infection in the nation at 1.6% of population. https://infection2020.com Westchester and Rockla...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 1168
Views: 59346

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Suffolk County about to run out of ICU beds. Normally when Suffolk County runs low or needs rare specialist treatments it sends patients to Nassau County or NYC. (Mrs. V. had her hip surgery in Manhattan.) That's not an option now. I fear the death rate will spike. Suffolk County tops 10,000 coronav...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

67 residents at San Antonio nursing home test positive, 1 death Health officials are working to track possible transmission at several other facilities staff members who tested positive visited. https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/city-officials-provide-update-on-coronavirus-outbreak-at-nursing...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Florida Economy Hit Hard by Outbreak in Tourism Season https://www.courthousenews.com/florida-economy-hit-hard-by-outbreak-in-tourist-season/ After national outcry over images of partiers on the state’s beaches, Governor Ron DeSantis and local officials began closing bars and beaches and restrictin...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1211
Views: 92584

Re: Russia

Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews · 53m Russian pundit on state TV opined about the United States: “Russia and China are helping them… Everyone noticed it. Even the most pro-Western people noticed it… This will degrade the value of democracy in the entire world.” #Coronavirus #Russia Quote Tweet Julia Dav...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

:madguy: 71 infected with coronavirus at Sacramento church. Congregation tells county ‘leave us alone’ https://www.sacbee.com/news/coronavirus/article241715346.html?fbclid=IwAR3T0ls2yYrZ5kxwfQuXYfJrPfs4e5JAgZ8ildj3WiOVVUe3nfbq2S0CrBw One church in Sacramento County is now the epicenter of a major ou...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 517
Views: 24838

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

About 50 miles south of us just north of Galveston. Michelle Choi @MichelleKHOU · 9m Coming up @ noon #khou11: 13 residents & employees @ ‘The Resort at Texas City’ a nursing home, test positive for #COVID19. @GCHDinfo tested 150 more employees & residents for virus yesterday. Why @GalvCoTx calling ...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 1168
Views: 59346

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Covid-19 confirmed cases NYC and Long Island. 10,154 Suffolk, population = 1.443 million so 7 per 1000 residents 12,024 Nassau, population = 1.37 million 8.8 so per 1000 residents 57,159 NYC, population = 8.175 million so 7 per 1000 residents So LI has a slightly higher number a case per unit of pop...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Push has come to shove. Military personnel to handle coronavirus patients at facilities in NYC, New Orleans and Dallas https://thehill.com/policy/defense/490962-military-personnel-to-handle-coronavirus-patients-at-facilities-in-nyc-new Military personnel will begin treating coronavirus patients at n...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry
Replies: 123
Views: 2079

Re: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry

Gov signs order letting police commandeer medical equipment https://apnews.com/3ee61698bfc0b64b11bec1bd8122f6f6 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey state police can now commandeer health supplies to address the COVID-19 outbreak under an executive order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy. Murphy signed the ord...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Social or International effects of COVID-19
Replies: 71
Views: 1389

Re: Social or International effects of COVID-19

Berlin’s top security official accuses United States of using “wild west methods” to obtain PPE. https://apnews.com/d984d896b2efa3a3930653f7988e94b9?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter BERLIN — Berlin’s top security official is accusing the United States of using “wild west met...
by Volkonski
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3904
Views: 76768

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Rep. Max Rose @RepMaxRose · 21m PSA: NYC is now advising EVERYONE to wear a face covering, such as a scarf or bandana, while outside. But please be sure to keep the N95 or surgical masks for those who need them like frontline workers, medical professionals, and first responders. https://politico.com...

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