Surviving Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Day Forty Six

Surviving C-19 Day 46
May 16, 2020 7:00 AM
116 Days since first US infection

Global Infected 4,500,476 4,629,575
Increase Infected 131,066 129,099
Global Dead 304,835 311,425
Increase Dead 7,266 6,590
US Infected 1,427,867 1,466,682
Increase Infected 37,103 38,815
US Dead 86,386 88,730
Increase Dead 2,250 2,344

Since yestermorn another 6,590 of my fellow humans have died from C-19, of those 2,344 were my fellow Americans.

Moving on up to 9-11 days again . . . these numbers are seriously ticking up.

Let’s check those canaries . . .

In Alaska, #48 most populous, was 383 and is now 388 of 731,545 confirmed infected, an increase of 5 cases (0 yesterday)

In Montana, #43 most populous, was 466 and is now 468 of 1,068,778 confirmed infected, an increase of 2 cases (1 yesterday)

In South Dakota, #46 most populous, was 3,887 and is now 3,959 of 884,659 confirmed infected, an increase of 72 cases (69 yesterday)

In Oklahoma, #28 most populous, was 5,089 and is now 5,237 of 3,956,971 confirmed infected, an increase of 148 cases (121 yesterday)

In South Carolina, #23 most populous, was 8,139 and is now 8,661 of 5,148,714 confirmed infected, an infected increase of 522 cases (103 yesterday)

In Mississippi, #34 most populous, was 10,815 and is now 11,123 of 2,976,149 confirmed infected, an increase of 308 cases (182 yesterday)

In Minnesota, #22 most populous, was 14,170 and is now 14,969 of 5,639,632 confirmed infected, an increase of 799 cases (423 yesterday)

In Tennessee, #16 most populous, was 16,699 and is now 17,263 of 6,829,174 confirmed infected an increase of 564 cases (238 yesterday)

In Georgia, #8 most populous, was 36,702 and is now 37,299 of 10,617,423 confirmed infected, an increase of 597 cases (579 yesterday)

In Texas, #2 most populous, was 44,494 and is now 47,441 of 28,995,881 confirmed infected, an increase of 2,947 cases (1,287 yesterday)

So everyone up, some significantly up. Here is the thing about the canaries in the coal mine, the flock of canaries also flew out of the cage and into the mine, so if one gets infected, so too do they all.

So here is the issue I am facing, I am burning out on this BS.  I still feel it needs to be documented as so much vanishes into unknown digital vaults mere hours after posting;  that I think it warrants a record of it for future historians to ponder.

However it is god dammed exhausting, tracking down all the headlines and endlessly reading doom and gloom, it wears me down.  So I have decided that Saturday will be my day off, I need the damn downtime.  Saturdays and Sundays are also the slowest news days.

Figure that out sometime, on the days when the most people could watch the news they broadcast the least, curious no?

So from now on Saturday’s post will just be the numbers, and anything I care to add.  Sunday I will return to the headlines because the sites are so much slower on weekends the headlines don’t vanish in a 24 hour cycle, making this the only good time to have time off, and I need some time outside of this project.

Maine infected                 1648                       1648
Increase Infected            83                           0

Maine Dead                       70                           70
Increase Dead                   1                              0

So while I took a day off, the virus did no such thing.  In today’s numbers it looks like Maine took a day off too.

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