Categories today: New York/rest of US, State Openings, Science, Congress, Public Discource 1/
That’s as far as we can tell, because of the lag in data. Outbreaks seem concentrated around hot spots— meat processing & nursing homes still. 3/
Not enough to bring the numbers down, but still headed the right direction. 4/
27 states have steadily declining case growth, 22 of which have begun some form of opening. 7/
People must remain vigilant. 8/
Many of the experts I talk to, they watch ICU capacity closely. Since the lag can be several weeks if ICU capacity approaches 70% & growing, its a warning.9/
-Rhode Island 80%
-W Virgina 70%
Only the * have rising case counts. 10/
North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana & Arkansas have case growth but a little more room to reach 70%.
All are reopening. All should be watched closely. 11/
In those we are not there yet but getting slowly better.12/
-European leaders stated that they must prepare for a world in which a vaccine never comes.
-Trump‘s new Czar started.
-Oxford trial results were questioned.
-Several vaccine cos released encouraging info or expresssed optimism.16/
But enough to get people excited. 17/
The House has passed a ball focused on states, food & rent aid, & testing & tracing. The Senate won’t take it up and McConnell has stated his redline issue. 19/
I’m doing a number of bipartisan Hill briefings tomorrow on Testing & Tracing. Will report back. 20/
The White House spends its energy avoiding blame & pointing fingers.
The US care of Tucker Carlson & Lou Dobbs is aiming to end funding for the World Health Organization. 22/
There’s an effort to paint us as divided. And a further effort to divide us. 24/
I’ve been working for several weeks to understand it, put it in writing & vet it with experts. It must inform what we do next. 26/