BoCo Public Health today, in its announcement that it will lift stay-at-home orders May 9, cautioned that, because we're testing more, case counts are going to climb.
Anyway, Zayach says we can go up to caseload of 35.
"There is not solid evidence on either side of this and at what level face coverings reduce the amount of spread."
"We feel it's extremely important that we are doing everything we can," Zayach says.
33 were released
7 died, most from long-term care facilities
But someone just left Sunday who had been there 44 days so.... yikes. Imagine that bill.
"If you have some symptoms and you're concerned you might have coronavirus, please contact a provider" or go to bch.org and schedule an appointment.
Zayach: "We are not tracking that." Governor is at the statewide level.
We do track "doubling time" — how many days does it take for population testing positive to double?
Zayach: It won't be before the end of May. The governor's team intends to keep watching data through then.
Vissers: Next step is to extend it to anyone with symptoms in the community. "It's not far from there" where we start testing asymptomatic people.
Zayach: No. I would support that.
There's an early surveillance system going in place at the end of the week.
As in Zayach saying, "we're in regular contact with our hospitals so we'll be able to ground truth" some of those early warning indicators.
From slide 27, a chart of what's open or not. Massage therapists will open May 9, but "non-therapeutic massage" will not.
Is... is that supposed to mean, like, sexy massages? I'm confused.
Both those are TBD.
center w/ patron carryout of held items by appointment during limited weekly hours"
Brautigam: We made the decision to go with the governor's order and the county's stay-at-home extension.
Wallach: Will we have any special requirements to keep workers safe?
Brautigam: The order does. We're not doing anything above and beyond that.