2022-07-29 BC tiny

Charts From my buddy Jeff’s spreadsheet using data from Metro Van COVID levels in wastewater:

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week ending 2022-07-28 BC

Well, things look better than I had expected. Maybe. Still not good, but maybe we’re plateauing? Going down? Positivity is still going up, but multiple other metrics are looking good. Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report (with data through 23 July) said that in the week ending on 23 July there were: +921 cases, +222… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-28 BC

2022-07-22 BC tiny

Charts From my buddy Jeff’s COVID-19 levels in Metro Van wastewater spreadsheet: I’m not really sure what to make of it. Being stable? Going up? Going down? Hard to tell.

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week ending 2022-07-21 BC

Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report (with data through 16 July) said that in the week ending on 16 July there were: +1044 cases, +246 hospital admissions, +21 all-cause deaths. This week’s report said that the previous week (data through 9 July) there were: +973 cases, +262 hospital admissions, +29 all-cause deaths. Last week’s report  (data… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-21 BC

week ending 2022-07-21 General

You might have noticed that I now frequently put the country where the research was carried out next to the link. I do think because different countries have different demographic profiles, different vaccination programs/history, different wave histories, etc. Sometimes this matters, and I am not clever enough to figure out when. If work is done… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-21 General

week ending 2022-07-14 General

Vaccines This article reports that Moderna has been approved in Canada for kiddies between six months and five years old. This article reports that an Alberta judge ruled that it was okay to require transplant patients to get a COVID vax, given the scarcity of organs and the much higher likelihood that unvaxxed organ recipients… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-14 General

2022-07-15 BC tiny

Jeff’s wastewater charts look really noisy. Hard to see a signal in them. (But clearly, they are not good.)

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week ending 2022-07-14 BC

Buried in this article is the news that Dr. Henry is taking a 3-month vacation, which is why she wasn’t at last week’s press conference. She’s not dead and she didn’t get fired. Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report (dated 13 July) said that the week ending on 9 July there were: +973 cases, +211… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-14 BC

2022-07-08 BC

Press Briefing Today’s briefing featured Health Minister Adrian Dix, Dr. Penny Ballum (who is in charge of the vaccination program), and Dr. Martin Lavoie, (B.C.’s acting provincial health officer). I’m not going to summarize it in as much detail as I have given in the past: the main thrust was pretty low-information-content and the Q&A… Continue reading 2022-07-08 BC