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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: carewemust
-Notice that daily TESTING for Covid-19 peaked on July 12th, with 98,708 tests conducted on that day.
-Notice that daily CASES of Covid-19 peaked on July 12th, with 15,300 new cases diagnosed on that day.
So, the fact that COVID hospitalizations also peaked means nothing? Are you serious? Or just that
originally posted by: RazorV66
A lot of people are getting conned by the Convid.
I’ll say it again and again.....I don’t know anyone that has had it and everyone I know doesn’t know anyone that has had it.
All I’ve heard is 3rd, 4th and 5th hand rumors for 5 months.
I’ll wear a mask in stores because I have to here in Michigan but beyond that.....f*ck them.
originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: FlyinHeadlock
That is incorrect. Hospitals do not get paid for covid deaths.
They get paid in the following situations:
- A patient is on Medicare
- A patient is uninsured.
In those situations and if a patient needs to be put on a ventilator then the government pays more to cover the cost. This is done through the CARE Act.
You are repeating a conservative fantasy that's fake news. Please stop.
Not necessarily. To assess the situation, you should take into account both Rt and the absolute number of cases. A state with 1000 new cases a day and Rt = 1.0 is likely in worse shape than a state with 10 new cases per day and Rt = 1.1. The worse-case scenario is Rt >> 1 and many new cases per day.
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