Tuesday, September 29, 2020

CoViD-19 San Diego Stays In Red Tier | Playgrounds Reopen With New Guidelines | Governor Bans Rodenticides | President Tells White Supremacists To "Stand By"

A view from the roof of North Parking (Taken 9.29.2020)

The debate was so painful to watch. If the moderator can't control the mics of the participants than Biden shouldn't agree to do another one. 
I spent the day on the roof of the North Park parking structure helping coordinate the virtual Battle of the Bands. It was a little bit crazy but we got it done and you'll be able to watch and vote here
After watching the debate, not a chance I'm listening to the County Board of Supervisors or Dr. Ghaly's state health report, but just know that Michael was accurate that the County would hit 7.2 cases per 100k cases, but it appears that we passed the median tests per 100k residents, which gives an adjustment factor below 1, meaning they were able to mathematically adjust the county at 6.7 cases per 100k residents. So that means we're staying red through at least October 13th. Today's stats and news after the jump

  • California COVID-19 Stats:
    • 2,162 New Cases/807,425 Total Cases (0.3% increase)
    • 32 New Deaths/15,640 Total Deaths (0.3% increase)
    • 2.8% 14-day test positivity rate
  • San Diego County Stats
    • State Data:
      • 124 New Cases/46,736 Total Cases
      • 0 Deaths/776 Total Deaths
      • 7.2 cases/100k population (Based on week ending 9/19, Assessed on 9/29. Unadjusted Case Rate Using Linear Adjustment)
      • 3.5% Test Positivity (Based on week ending 9/19, Assessed on 9/29)
    • County Data:
      • County Case Rate Drops Slightly, Still in Red Tier - County News Center (9.29.2020)
      • 251 New Cases/46,985 Total Cases 
      • 5 New Daily Deaths/781 Total Deaths
      • 3% Daily Test Positivity/3.6% (7-day avg after 7-day lag)/3.1% Test Positivity (14-day average)
      • 6.7 cases/100k population (Based on week ending 9/19, As assessed on 9/29. County is reporting unadjusted case rate per 100,000 excluding prisons)
      • Case Investigation is 97%
      • 3 New/20 Community Outbreaks (7-day)
  • Universities:
    • SDSU COVID-19:
      • As of Sept. 28 at 6 p.m., 1,036 confirmed cases and 44 probable cases have been reported for a total of 1,080 cases. Of the 1,080 cases, 389 cases have been connected to students living on-campus.
      • Please note: Of the 109 confirmed cases added to the total case count on Sept. 25 and Sept. 26, only 25 are new cases. The remaining 84 cases were previously reported to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), but only recently identified, through continued cross-referencing between San Diego State University and HHSA, as having an SDSU-affiliation. 
    • Check other stats: UCSD COVID-19USD COVID-19CSU San MarcosPLNU
  • COVID-19 News:
    • Playgrounds May Reopen Based on New State Guidance Released 9.28.2020
      • Visitors to outdoor community playgrounds must comply with the following requirements:
      • Face masks over the mouth and nose are required for everyone 2 years of age or older with caregiver supervision at all times to ensure face mask use.
      • Do not use the playground when different households are unable to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or when the capacity limit has been reached.
      • Caregivers must monitor to keep adults and children from different households at least 6 feet apart.
      • Consider coming on different times or days to avoid wait times and potential crowded times.
      • No eating or drinking in playground, to ensure face masks are worn at all times.
      • Wash or sanitize hands before and after using the playground.
      • Elderly and persons with underlying medical conditions should avoid playground when others are present.
      • Limit visit to 30 min per day when others are present
    • Changing Age Distribution of the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, May–August 2020 - CDC MMWR (9.23.2020)
    • Coronavirus is in the air. Here’s how to get it out. How to make indoor air safer (but not necessarily safe) during the pandemic. - Vox (9.28.2020)
  • Other News:

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