Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tell me again why we are still in a state of emergency?


The number on the right is the 7 day death rate (deaths per 100,000) in Washington state.  Given that two counties reported 0.1 and one county reported 1.0, and that the rest show as 0, and that no actual statistics are readily findable, I think we can assume that 0.1 is rounding up (cynical me doubts that they would round down). So that's 250 people who died "from" Covid in the last week in our state. 

250 million people in Washington state.  0.0001% of the population died of a pandemic level influenza virus last week.

What am I missing here?

1 comment:

John Wilder said...

Gotta keep 'em all scared . . . !