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26 Jun, 4 tweets, 2 min read
US CoV2 Update: 6/26/21

Cases w/inflection points labeled. Summer stimulus with upward pressure has arrived.

As expected, amplitude is minimal.

Spring Peak:
- 2020: 4/13
- 2021: 4/12

June Trough:
- 2020: 6/10
- 2021: 6/18

Summer Peak:
- 2020: 7/23
- 2021: TBD

Hospitalization Census w/inflection points labeled.

Summer stimulus showing the same as Cases but with slight lag.

Amplitude increase should be minimal.

Spring Peak:
- 2020: 4/21
- 2021: 4/21

June Trough:
- 2020: 6/20
- 2021: 6/25-28?

Summer Peak:
- 2020: 7/27
- 2021: TBD
Reported Deaths w/inflection points labeled.

This pattern is much less aligned than Cases/Hosps.

That April 2020 spike appears abnormal beyond just the effects of CoV2 itself.

Notice how much closer the current numbers are.

Probably will see another July 4 reporting trough.
Adding Test Positivity since that is typically a leading indicator.

Identical inflection points and time stagger as Reported Cases (8-9 days).

June Troughs:
- 2020: 6/9
- 2021: 6/18

I expect Pos% to become less meaningful as healthy and vaxxed people stop testing as much.

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It's important to know what to expect, right?

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Historical Evidence:

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- Presymp more infectious than asymp

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