COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-23 DATA REVIEW

May 25, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-23.

I have changed up the charts to use the JHU data. Additionally, the case and death rates are 14-day averages. I feel this will provide the best indication of if things are truly moving in a positive or negative direction.

Good news is that it looks like every state has increased their testing rates.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-19 DATA REVIEW

May 20, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-19.

Minnesota looks like it has lots of new cases compared to the increase in testing.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-18 DATA REVIEW

May 19, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-18.

Illinois has the highest 14-day period average rate of 2369 new cases per day. They now have a higher rate than New York (2288 new cases per day).

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-17 DATA REVIEW

May 18, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-17.

Illinois now has the highest 14-day period average rate of 2380 new cases per day. They now have a higher rate than New York (2367 new cases per day).

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-16 DATA REVIEW

May 17, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-16.

New York appears to have the highest average rate of new cases over the previous 14-day period with 2417 new cases per day. This is lower than their rate for the baseline period in April.

Illinois, however, has nearly as many new cases per day with an average rate of 2388 new cases per day. But Illinois has a rate higher than their baseline period in April. They have also seen an increase in testing.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-15 DATA REVIEW

May 16, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-15.

Louisiana entered Phase 1 of their reopening on 2020-05-15. We will watch their numbers over the next 2 to 3 weeks and see how they change. Additional testing is also supposed to be implemented in Louisiana. The number of positive cases will almost certainly increase due to one or both of those reasons.

It is interesting to see the large differences in testing rates across states. Some states having higher testing rates are seeing reductions in rates of new cases. Does anyone happen to know what the recommended target daily testing rate per 100k should be?

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-14 DATA REVIEW

May 15, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on #covid19 data from 2020-05-14.

Appears to be drops in reported testing rates in several states and the U.S. South overall. Not sure if that is just an issue of reporting or what.

It is interesting to see the large differences in testing rates across states. Some states having higher testing rates are seeing reductions in rates of new cases.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-13 DATA REVIEW

May 14, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Here are the charts based on data from 2020-05-13.

It is interesting to see the large differences in testing rates across states. Some states having higher testing rates are seeing reductions in rates of new cases.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-12 DATA REVIEW

May 14, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

It looks like more of the same for most locations for 2020-05-12. States with increased rates are still up; those with decreased rates are still down. Yet others are still holding to their baseline trend from April.

With a ramp up of testing coming to most states, I added the current testing rate to each chart. It should show when increases in testing correspond with increases in new reported cases, at least initially. I already notice some increases in states that seem to match up to increased testing. So these states may not have a higher rate than they did in April; it is just that not enough people were being tested to know.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-11 DATA REVIEW

May 14, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

It looks like more of the same for most locations for 2020-05-11. States with increased rates are still up; those with decreased rates are still down. Yet others are still holding to their baseline trend from April.

With a ramp up of testing coming to most states, I added the current testing rate to each chart. It should show when increases in testing correspond with increases in new reported cases, at least initially. I already notice some increases in states that seem to match up to increased testing. So these states may not have a higher rate than they did in April; it is just that not enough people were being tested to know.

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3D PRINTING MASK EAR-SAVERS

May 12, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

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After learning about the handy "ear savers" people were 3d printing to help folks who had to wear protective masks every day, I decided to help out. I have printed about 500 of these, and given away about 400 so far.

If you know anyone that needs them, let me know.

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-10 DATA REVIEW

May 12, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

It looks like more of the same for most locations for 2020-05-10. States with increased rates are still up; those with decreased rates are still down. Yet others are still holding to their baseline trend from April.

With a ramp up of testing coming to most states, I will try to reflect that in upcoming charts. A jump in positive cases will certainly accompany an initial increase in testing in most states. Then we would need to wait for that to level back off before we can tell if we are really bringing down rates.

Locations with concerning rates for 2020-05-10 include: U.S. South, U.S. Midwest, Alabama, Arizona, District of Columbia, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-09 DATA REVIEW

May 11, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

I have updated the charts produced to include a regression line for the last 14 data points. I find it more helpful for determining the trend in the latest data points. It also makes it fairly self-explanatory, so I do not need to comment on those parts of the chart.

I also added charts for different regions of the U.S.

States with concerning results for 2020-05-09 include: U.S. South, U.S. Midwest, Arizona, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-08 DATA REVIEW

May 10, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

In each data review, I will look at the charts for each state and comment on the most notable changes. I will make an effort to compare against the information available about what these states are doing with respect to their mitigation efforts.

States with concerning results for 2020-05-08 include: Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER 2020-05-07 DATA REVIEW

May 09, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

In each data review, I will look at the charts for each state and comment on the most notable changes. I will make an effort to compare against the information available about what these states are doing with respect to their mitigation efforts.

States with concerning results for 2020-05-07 include: Minnesota and Nebraska

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COVID19 WAVEWATCHER STUDY

May 09, 2020 — Wes Monceaux

Like most people, the COVID19 pandemic is unlike anything I have ever experienced. I wanted to be able to draw my own conclusions about the effectiveness of the mitigations we (in the United States) are taking. I decided to take available data and do some basic linear regressions on them.

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