29 March 2020 – Sunday – #14

Good news from Spain’s lockdown. Here is a chart of Covid-19 deaths by day over the past ten days. The rate of increase is flattening, a good sign that the lockdown is working and mortality is peaking this weekend. Here is a more comprehensive chart of Spanish Covid-19 statistics for March through today. Believe me,Continue reading “29 March 2020 – Sunday – #14”

27 March 2020 – Friday – #12

China is approaching the Covid-19 finish line, Italy is rounding the final corner, Spain isn’t far behind, and the US can’t find its car. As the Trump administration stumbles into a new county-by-county Covid-19 plan of action, yesterday was America First in the Covid-19 cases department. None other than The Financial Times characterizes the USContinue reading “27 March 2020 – Friday – #12”

22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7

It may be a little early to call the Italian Covid-19 lockdown a success, but there is a glimmer of hope that the increases in cases and in deaths are decelerating (with Google Translate). In #Lombardia, new ICU admissions are slowly falling (today +43, last Saturday they were +85 in one day). The peak ofContinue reading “22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7”