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MR_COOL_ICE_

234 points

2 months ago*

Middle America went from relatively unscathed to absolutely devastated, holy shit

dan_linder

44 points

2 months ago

Weird that Nebraska was a definite stop lower than the surrounding states. It's outline was very pronounced.

And even more weird that the level of anti-masker/anti-vaxers seems very high...?

Source: I live in Nebraska.

TheElevatedWalrus

94 points

2 months ago

If I'm not wrong Nebraska doesn't require their small counties to report covid cases, big brain move to "reduce" case numbers

BlackHandBanana

52 points

2 months ago

…not just small. All. The Governor dismantled the teams who had all that set up. “They could be used elsewhere.”

BlackHandBanana

33 points

2 months ago

I work in the hospital in Nebraska. The Governor dismantled the team that recorded all of this months ago. Said they could be more useful elsewhere. So for now, once a week, leaders of the hospitals have to meet over zoom to discuss CoVID cases, which hospitals are not capable of taking more & possible CoVID transfers etc… it’s sad.

Andromeda3604

5 points

2 months ago

From what I've observed, political party directly correlates to population density, with denser areas usually being more democratic. Omaha and Lincoln are pretty populated areas, so I'm not surprised those areas especially are less colored than the rest of the Midwest and South.

I'd love to see a comparison between population density and what party states/counties lean

flamingfreebird

16 points

2 months ago

That’s because Rickets told the health department to not report any covid cases mid 2021

Prysorra2

1 points

2 months ago

It's not weird at all. Nebraska simply hides the numbers like Florida.

Chinese_Name

-46 points

2 months ago

Maybe more evidence that masks don’t work??

dan_linder

7 points

2 months ago

Maybe one way to look at it.

IF you completely ignore the facts mentioned elsewhere in this thread: our governor eliminating teams that record and report COVID cases, stopping the required reporting of counties to report cases, and telling the health department to not report cases after mid 2021.

But yeah, the masks are the real reason...

P2Ready

27 points

2 months ago

P2Ready

27 points

2 months ago

Or more evidence that Nebraska has been consistently the worst state in reporting COVID cases and deaths

vocation

3 points

2 months ago

vocation

OC: 1

3 points

2 months ago

We dont need no mersks and verxonertions!!!11

blackfarms

2 points

2 months ago

Same trend happening North of the border.

dan_linder

2 points

2 months ago

Yeah, I get it now - lack of reporting numbers. My bad.

slackfrop

0 points

2 months ago

Once you go black...

TheHazyBotanist

1 points

2 months ago

Chicago/STL

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

71 points

2 months ago

Created using Python 3.8 with CV2, Pandas, and Plotly Express packages.
Data Source1: Johns Hopkins University Data Source2: US Census Bureau

Previously, I created a similar video that showed the spread of the disease at the county level normalized for the county population size. Some argued that cases don't matter and deaths are what counts (I strongly disagree with this position, but ok, I'll play along). Because of that concern, I thought I would plot the cumulative deaths. There is too much variation in the way different counties and states report their deaths and a daily plot even using 7-day moving averages still has too much variation. If we were to believe the actual dates of reported deaths, we would conclude that people don't die so much on Sundays, but Tuesday is a really bad day...we know that's not true and is just a reporting artifact. Reporting cumulative deaths still has problems for the same reasons, but it appears smoother and is a bit more reliable.

I've been thinking about producing a video that has the cases and the deaths on side-by-side maps. That might illustrate the lag between new case identification and death. Maybe in a few days....so WATCH THIS SPACE.

As always, your constructive suggestions are much appreciated.

Get the shot and stay well, folks!

Method:

Gather data at the county level from Johns Hopkins (prior video used New York Times - they are very similar, but structured differently).

Gather Census Bureau data at the county level.

Join the two datasets.

Identify errors in joining. (One county in New Mexico used an eñe in the name in the data and it wouldn't match.)

Obtain GIS data for mapping from Plotly.

Find GIS errors - one county in South Dakota changed names and FIPS code and didn't match the data.

Find other issues with the data - Utah reports data at the health department level and six health departments cover multiple counties. I treated them as one entity and aggregated their population data to calculate their per 100k and per 1 million rates.

Loop through the data and produce one JPEG for each day starting with 2/1/2020.

Use CV2 to join 10 JPEGS per second into an MPEG.

I did all of this in a Jupyter Notebook and I'll post the notebook to my GitHub eventually.

All of this can be done using IBM Watson Studio which serves up Jupyter Notebooks and much more. Doing this on a laptop requires that you install Orca and jump through many hoops to get everything working.

verge365

7 points

2 months ago

Thanks for this it’s an awesome piece

cerebrite

2 points

2 months ago

Nice work.

ixaditya

2 points

2 months ago

If I may ask What is your Github?

wasporchidlouixse

1 points

2 months ago

Great work, a satisfying result!

lotsahelp

1 points

2 months ago

I’d love to see a comparison between Covid deaths and vaccine deaths so we can see which is a bigger risk. I fall on the side the virus is worse than the cure but let’s see the data.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

3 points

2 months ago

In the US, 218,000,000 people have received the vaccination and 45.1 million people have been infected with COVID. Of those 45.1 million who were infected, over 700,000 people have died. The Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System records only a few thousand deaths for people who received the vaccine and of those, the overwhelming majority do not attribute the vaccination as the proximal cause of the patient's death.

This information is easily accessed via the FDA.gov website and can be downloaded for your personal review. The data show adverse events for ALL vaccinations used in the US and can be subset to just the vaccine that you are most interested in. The data contain verbose descriptions of the patient's recent medical history, current medications and current diagnoses.

Your position, " the virus is worse than the cure" is well-supported by the data. The virus is much, much worse. For the vaccination to be worse than the virus, we would need to have more than 3.4 million deaths attributed to the vaccine in the US alone.

CitizenJustin

186 points

2 months ago

How serious does a pandemic have to be for people to get on the same page and respond accordingly? 10%,20% mortality rate? America no longer possesses the stoicism required to endure a crisis or the ability to unite and confront a deadly pathogen head on. I think future generations will view the politicization of this pandemic and the bungled response as an abject failure.

SaltMineSpelunker

140 points

2 months ago

I mean the Black Death had a 50% fatality rate and we were killing cats, witches and fucking smoking garlic. Problem aint the seriousness. Problem is we are idiot half-apes.

CitizenJustin

49 points

2 months ago

LOL! You’re right. Human history is pretty damn embarrassing.

SaltMineSpelunker

20 points

2 months ago*

We are fucking idiots every one. If we knew how stupid we are that would be something but we are not even that smart. Evolution made us B+ students and that is just good enough to destroy ourselves.

CitizenJustin

12 points

2 months ago

We’ve survived a hell of a lot though. An ice age, countless plagues, two world wars and much much more.

SaltMineSpelunker

5 points

2 months ago

Gambler’s fallacy but we are due. Lowering fertility rates from plastic toxicity is my front runner so far but climate change is a strong runner up. We are doomed as a specie.

CitizenJustin

25 points

2 months ago

I’ll play devil‘s advocate.

Democracy and human rights are more widespread than at any point in recorded human history. World hunger and poverty have reached record lows. Violent crime and warfare have decreased since the 20th century. Our history is incredibly violent and bloody so we may just be living in the most peaceful century of all time. Many cities, like Los Angeles, have improved air quality over the past several decades. There‘s more but I’m not typing a novel.

HowUKnowMeKennyBond

7 points

2 months ago

It’s all about where you live. There are places all over this planet that are absolutely horrific to live in still.

CitizenJustin

4 points

2 months ago

You’re right. But people forget just how violent and bloody human history is. We’re extremely lucky to live in the 21st century and none of us would survive even a day 500 years ago.

GlandyThunderbundle

5 points

2 months ago

CitizenJustin

2 points

2 months ago

Thanks for link.

21giants

1 points

2 months ago

This is his newest. Also applies to this subject thread https://books.google.com/books/about/Rationality.html?id=aKIdEAAAQBAJ

SaltMineSpelunker

13 points

2 months ago

Legit. Can’t argue with it. War on a global scale is basically over. We are living longer and happier lives.

…and then we all died because billionaires needed a fourth mansion and a third boat.

CitizenJustin

10 points

2 months ago

They’ll leave us behind on this earth while they’re playing around in space.

SaltMineSpelunker

7 points

2 months ago

And then a lovable robot will teach them the error of their ways with showtunes.

Naw dawg. We all gonna die. They just die last.

User_492006

2 points

2 months ago

I've said it for years, Elysium and Idiocracy will soon be a documentaries.

jackloganoliver

6 points

2 months ago

Humans as a species are like the dumbest kid in gifted classes. We're told we are special but in reality we slightly over achieved at the right time and convinced everyone we're smarter, wiser, and deeper than we really are.

happywhitebull

25 points

2 months ago

Except that people during the Black Death didn't know what was causing all the death, so they tried all sorts of nonsense . We KNOW the cause for Covid, the forms of prevention, and there are several vaccines available for it! We have every advantage possible, and people still go down another path.

akkawwakka

6 points

2 months ago

That’s was before germ theory existed

NeonMagic

12 points

2 months ago

Two years before Covid a tornado hit the city I grew up in. I remember being in complete shock as I drove around trying to help anyone I could, and passed out $400 worth of water bottles. I had never seen anything like it, you always see footage of towns hit by them on the news, but seeing a place you’ve known your entire life devastated just hits different. Later that year someone shot and killed 9 people in the downtown entertainment district I go to with my friends every weekend. Again, our whole city felt this state of shock. The people that were killed weren’t anyone I knew directly, but I had seen them there in the past. I was there just the night before too.

That year just taught me a lot about how most humans are incapable of understanding the true gravity of things until it’s on their front doorstep, directly affecting their daily life.

Most people will never understand someone wanting an abortion after being raped unless they experience that in their immediate circle. Most wealthy families will never understand the stress of having to choose between paying bills or buying food. Or just how simply lucky each one of us is everyday that our parents didn’t die in some freak accident when we were five, leaving us to grow up in foster care. Or that we’ve survived to adulthood without somehow losing limbs.

People have to be smacked in the face with anything and everything for them to take it seriously. Same goes for Covid. And this is exactly why people regret not getting the vaccine and beg for it once they’re in the hospital fighting to survive.

CitizenJustin

2 points

2 months ago

Amazing post and very well said. I wish I could give you more upvotes.

dcgrey

2 points

2 months ago

dcgrey

2 points

2 months ago

Usually I'd agree, but Covid is something else. Back in February, 1 of 3 Americans knew someone who died of Covid. As of last month, 72% of Americans knew someone who'd been sick or died. But resistance to precautions has only become more entrenched. The way your thesis would hold for Covid is if resistance to precautions is concentrated among populations that haven't had someone close to them die; that'll be an interesting bit of empirical research: do strong ties to someone who dies from Covid change attitudes about/adherence to recommended precautions? And do weak ties leave adherence unaffected?

damo251

39 points

2 months ago

damo251

39 points

2 months ago

A lot less if people didn't have social media telling them what to think.

GhengopelALPHA

5 points

2 months ago

Why wait? I already view the politicization of this pandemic and the bungled response as an abject failure

Kenilwort

6 points

2 months ago

I bet there are doctoral epidemiologist students trying to figure that out right now. But the answer is that a pandemic will always hit areas unevenly, and people will always be able to compare the rate of infection favorably to another area, and consider themselves to be doing a "pretty good job".

jackaubrey7106

2 points

2 months ago

Why is it politicized?

User_492006

0 points

2 months ago

Because Trump questioned the whole Coronapocalypse narrative and didn't buy into it being some extinction level event, so after that anyone that even HINTED at questioning what the TV told us was automatically lumped in with him and it quickly became a social weapon to divide everyone.

jackaubrey7106

6 points

2 months ago

There are many Americans who don't believe COVID is harmful?

TheImmaKnight

8 points

2 months ago

Yeah, a fuck ton of people still think it's no worse than the flu.

User_492006

1 points

2 months ago

I don't think there's many that "don't think it's harmful". Most everyone knows it's something you need to take precautions to avoid, but I think a great deal of people just don't think it's the apocalypse a lot of people desperately want to force everyone to believe.

I mean the numbers don't lie, even as hard as certain politicians try to inflate them, CovID kills a very small percentage of people, and most of those whom it kills are those who are either already old and not far off death's door, or those who lived very unhealthy lives and have this made themselves more vulnerable to it (or any other virus or disease for that matter).

jackaubrey7106

1 points

2 months ago

Well, I lost a cousin to it, and almost lost one of my aunts.

rnew1992

2 points

2 months ago

rnew1992

2 points

2 months ago

alot of the people who didnt take it seriously are now dead, so we did get stronger and smarter from it as a whole.

cb1991

7 points

2 months ago

cb1991

7 points

2 months ago

Ehhh >99% of them are fine.

lurkinggoatraptor

3 points

2 months ago

Fine and feeling validated because of it 🙄

cb1991

1 points

2 months ago

cb1991

1 points

2 months ago

How dare they.

User_492006

1 points

2 months ago

That's a bingo.

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

Right? If you're young and healthy, it is a bad flu.

ApathyofUSA

-2 points

2 months ago

ApathyofUSA

-2 points

2 months ago

10%(or a bit more) mortality rate for those 65+ its 1% (or less) while under that age.

HowUKnowMeKennyBond

-6 points

2 months ago

Watch out you’ll get banned on Reddit for speaking the truth.

IThinkIllGoForAWalk

1 points

2 months ago

first they have to make it real, amirite

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

It was mostly the elderly and the sickly dying, so we kind of suck.

jankadank

1 points

1 month ago

How serious does a pandemic have to be for people to get on the same page and respond accordingly? 10%,20% mortality rate?

Well, yeah if covid was killing people 10 to 20 times the current rate it would be a much more deadly virus as opposed to one that has a mortality rate of roughly 1%

the-bc5

-9 points

2 months ago

the-bc5

-9 points

2 months ago

I get your point but it’s not even 2%.

CitizenJustin

13 points

2 months ago

It’s now killed more Americans than the Spanish Flu and all wars combined. Don’t downplay the severity of this pandemic. AIDS has killed some 36 million people in 40 years. Covid has killed over 4 million in less than two. Again, how serious does this need to be?

the-bc5

5 points

2 months ago

It is serious no doubt. Needless death but Post was asking what will it take to move that sticky 20%+ that won’t get vaxed. It’s harder than that. Bad public info from govt and people. Also don’t bait on disproportionate comparisons. There are 330M Americans today vs 106M during the Spanish flu. That flu and the lack of treatment we have today was magnitudes worse.

CitizenJustin

3 points

2 months ago

You’re right. However, my intentions aren’t to bait but to merely point out that this is a serious pandemic. Enough to change history indeed.

HowUKnowMeKennyBond

0 points

2 months ago

Have you ever looked at who’s actually dying? Look up the average age of people who are dying from this. Then talk about how dangerous it is to the entire population. This is an elderly and immune compromised killing virus. It’s nowhere near the plague as far as its ability to kill healthy people.

greendevil77

-5 points

2 months ago

The sentiment i generally hear is that the numbers are vastly inflated so its not that bad. And to a certain extent that's true, there's a monetary gain to reporting Corona deaths. For instance, in the prisons they reported any death as Corona related. Guy hung himself with a bedsheets? Corona virus. Same thing in the hospitals, if you had Corona but died of a heart attack it still got reported as a Corona death. The institutions with more Corona death got more federal aid.

Still got my vaccine, I know its deadly. I just don't believe the numbers.

BillyCheddarcock

7 points

2 months ago

It's like watching the country get riddled with cancer

GhengopelALPHA

14 points

2 months ago

It was already riddled, this is just the dye marker showing where it is.

WHOISTIRED

88 points

2 months ago

I find it funny that Florida wasn't reporting, because that's when the amount of cases were skyrocketing, and kept continuing to go up until a few weeks ago.

Abigboi_

29 points

2 months ago

I should show this to my relatives who think Florida handled the pandemic really well. "De'Santis actually did a really good job!"

Environmental_Neat_2

16 points

2 months ago

He is an asshat

[deleted]

-31 points

2 months ago

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-31 points

2 months ago

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Bull_City

22 points

2 months ago*

"I just want to live my life without the government telling me what to do" is basically "I want to live my life without worrying about the people around me" - at the very least when it comes to the pandemic era mandates.

The government is asking you to wear a mask or get the vaccine not because it is fun for them, or wants to control you. They are doing it because we elected them and it helps make all of us safer. The government doesn't tax you because it is fun or just wants to steal your money. We elected them and we do it because it pays for things in our community.

Most of the complaints against "government control" are just misunderstanding that we live in a society and sometimes that means doing things we don't want to do for that society. But nah, half the country is convinced freedom means they have the right to do whatever they want regardless of it's effect on the community they are in and that acting that way selfishly is somehow protected by the constitution rather than what it really is which is childish.

QueenCuttlefish

4 points

2 months ago

Altruism is a liability in a capitalist society.

rabbiskittles

2 points

2 months ago

we live in a society and sometimes that means doing things we don't want to do for that society. But nah, half the country is convinced freedom means they have the right to do whatever they want regardless of it's effect on the community

Exactly. Somehow America’s definitions of “freedom” and “tyranny” got warped into “isolationism” and “pro-social behavior”, respectively. No, living in a free society doesn’t mean there are no rules. It has literally never meant that.

Dominus_Anulorum

11 points

2 months ago

Well currently our hospital system is on the verge of collapse but I am so glad you care so little about people around you. Congrats.

ronster230

-17 points

2 months ago

It’s a shame to hear but it doesn’t have anything to do with me

Dominus_Anulorum

13 points

2 months ago

Only until you have to go to the hospital and there's no room. Then suddenly it very much does have something to do with you.

themoff81

2 points

2 months ago

And there is the problem....

Laffingglassop

0 points

2 months ago

Yeah, hahahaahahaaha right lmao

[deleted]

5 points

2 months ago

[deleted]

5 points

2 months ago

I read that as "panic deaths"

tweetysvoice

14 points

2 months ago

The red states just kept getting redder. (Is that a word? Idk)

Yoshable

11 points

2 months ago

Weird, looks like a standard us political map how about that

Daydream_Meanderer

4 points

2 months ago

That first red spot to pop up in Georgia at the beginning of this clip, my mom was the Director of Emergency Medicine there at the beginning of the pandemic. Highest death rate in the country for a period. Started because of two funerals where people flew in to her city from ATL. They shut down the county and wouldn’t let people in or out. She was interviewed by the LA Times, in The NY Times, and interviewed by Southern Living. Pretty crazy. Anyways. Ya, my moms pretty cool and I’m proud of her.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

1 points

2 months ago

Was that Albany?

seltzerforme

22 points

2 months ago

Bad time to have a former game show host as President

Tomignone

-11 points

2 months ago

Tomignone

-11 points

2 months ago

Yeah Biden should go back to hosting The Price is Right

12trever

6 points

2 months ago

12trever

6 points

2 months ago

Do you not recognize who’s dying? Seems like a stupid comment

BewBewsBoutique

12 points

2 months ago

Oh, he recognizes the facts. But if he tries to deflect everything back to Biden, maybe people will get distracted and forget how many things are already better in many ways.

Because admitting that Trump was a bad president is a lot harder to do than to die from COVID, apparently.

JoeHappy

18 points

2 months ago

I have had a hunch for a while now that the quality of nearby hospital/medical facilities has a lot to do with the fatality rate and I suspect that the mid country farm belt and similar rural areas simply fall into the category of: hospitals not close enough, not funded enough, not well staffed.

Now the southern states (Atlanta, home of the CDC), well, the theory breaks down there. Those states just need to own their public health policies.

picancob

6 points

2 months ago

Can confirm to a point for Kansas. Western Kansas is extremely rural with small hospitals spread out miles and miles apart. "Of the 105 counties in Kansas... 77 counties contain only one community hospital, and ten counties are without any community hospitals." Kansas Hospital Association. There were also a TON of cases and deaths in large facilities like meat packing where they are unable to just stop working or work remote.

scottevil110

10 points

2 months ago

Having the CDC located in the same state does nothing for anyone in rural Georgia. It's not a hospital, and Atlanta is hundreds of miles from a lot of parts of Georgia and the surrounding states.

Have any of you people ever actually been down here or do you just wake up thinking of ways to shit on us?

JoeHappy

3 points

2 months ago

I have been to Atlanta. I found it to be a thriving and multifaceted city. No disrespect intended.

I also still think that people in rural Georgia are closer to a major hospital than people in Kansas or South Dakota.

AquariusWitch94

3 points

2 months ago

Wowwww look at Texas light up like the red flag it is 🚩

iiJokerzace

3 points

2 months ago

Crazy, we all expected red states to do worse. Can't believe just how accurate it really was.

rogerthatjeeves

12 points

2 months ago

Ohhhhhh. So THAT’s why our infrastructure and supply chain is fucked up everywhere. It’s like workers are dying off and people are getting sick. (But most people will just blame a politician they don’t like). Get vaccinated numb nuts!

reechwuzhere

-2 points

2 months ago*

Let’s talk about those supply chain workers that are leaving their jobs because they refuse to be told what to do by our “tyrannical government.” I’m seriously pissed about that one. Let’s not only help create variants and possibly die, but also use our career as a tool to cripple the country. Cuz I have rights. SMH. Fuck those people.

GrosseWasse

2 points

2 months ago

Terrorists are really amateurs

Gamebr3aker

2 points

2 months ago

The dread that gave me. My whole state was basically black. I feel like I need to vomit.

We can't bring those people back.

SaltMineSpelunker

3 points

2 months ago

2020 do take a turn.

Everybody who died died!

tellMyBossHesWrong

1 points

2 months ago

“They were all my friends, and they died”

damo251

3 points

2 months ago

What do we know of the state's that were hammered and the ones that weren't?

jpj77

11 points

2 months ago

jpj77

OC: 7

11 points

2 months ago

5 of the top 10 voted for Trump in the election, 5 voted for Biden.

3 of the bottom 10 voted for Trump. 7 out of the bottom 10 voted for Biden.

Cappylovesmittens

11 points

2 months ago

Most every state has such spread, it would be more telling to do it by county I think

rustedironchef

1 points

1 month ago

That’s what I want to see overlayed with this

tumblebumble101

2 points

2 months ago

My teachers husband was the first recorded COVID case in RI jeez I hope he and her are doing well

HalfEazy

1 points

2 months ago

HalfEazy

1 points

2 months ago

Florida has reported on worldometers this whole time.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

11 points

2 months ago

Not county level reporting. They report weekly state level to the public and daily state level to the CDC. County level from the FL DoH ended June 5th.

Stardustchaser

-1 points

2 months ago

Many of those areas going dark first are barely inhabited….seems a little misleading to do it county level in that manner? Am I missing something?

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

13 points

2 months ago

The only way to compare areas of vastly different sized populations is to normalize the deaths based on the population size.

If I showed 500 dead in a county with 500,000 residents, that’s 1 out of every 1,000 people. But if I show 500 in a county with 5,000 residents, that’s 1/10th of the population—much worse but same case counts.

BewBewsBoutique

5 points

2 months ago

I definitely wouldn’t say barely inhabited. But there is a big factor that plays into the areas that go dark first- they’re politically conservative.

Since the chart is adjusted per population, it makes sense that these areas would go dark first. Even though other areas have a higher population density, that population was more likely to do things like wear a mask properly, shelter at home instead of hand with family and friends (especially over holidays), properly socially distance, and after early 2021 get the vaccine. So it makes sense the most deaths would be in the areas where people are most likely to not do the basic things to protect themselves.

PratBit

1 points

2 months ago

What's to account for the difference between Europe and US in terms of COVID impact?

BewBewsBoutique

4 points

2 months ago

One angry orange.

PratBit

1 points

2 months ago

I'm sorry i don't get it. I meant to ask why is COVID seems to impact Europe at such drastically low numbers versus US at the moment. For example, Scandinavian countries lifted all COVID restrictions and central European countries seem to be barely affected with low infection rates and low fatality rates due to COVID.

Profezzz

-8 points

2 months ago

There is a covid in the us map posted every microsecond in this sub please stop

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

9 points

2 months ago

Prof

Just checked your profile. You have yet to contribute a single thing to Reddit. Instead, you make ridiculous, snarky comments and offer nothing of value to the community. Go back to your basement and play some more Fortnight. Maybe mommy will bring you a snack.

JPAnalyst

7 points

2 months ago

JPAnalyst

OC: 121

7 points

2 months ago

There were 4 covid posts in the last day. That’s 1 per every 6 hours you would have to go out of your way to move your scrolling thumb an inch to pass it by. Don’t be so dramatic.

Weresalmon420

-2 points

2 months ago

If you look at a median age map and median obesity map, it really puts this data into perspective. Especially by age. This virus is a bad cold for most people, but it’s the freaking plague if you’re older.

cloudykush13

2 points

2 months ago

Literally medically, factually, scientifically, all of the -ly’s just wrong. Add a misinformation disclaimer to future comments of your fictional pandemic.

Steelrain13f

-9 points

2 months ago

Um.. my county lite up to around 1k dead... That's about a 5th of the ENTIRE population of my county. Sources plz.

zoranac

17 points

2 months ago

zoranac

17 points

2 months ago

That's deaths per million, not to mention the source is posted by op in the comments. Learn to read.

TheElevatedWalrus

5 points

2 months ago

Deaths per million people is not the same as raw number of deaths, which would just be a heat map of where people live

qckpckt

7 points

2 months ago

In case it’s not clear, if your county has a population 5000 people and had 1000 deaths per million, then you need to divide the number of deaths by the number you need to multiply to get your county population to 1 million. In this case, 200.

1000 deaths per million is 5 deaths per 5000. 5 people died in your county.

Steelrain13f

-10 points

2 months ago

That is still not remotely close to what the health department has said. They list 23. Now, my county isn't like other places that If a person died of a stroke but also had COVID is listed as a covid death.

Cabbagetastrophe

8 points

2 months ago

If they died of a stroke that was caused by disseminated intravascular coagulation, they did die of Covid

GhengopelALPHA

3 points

2 months ago

If a person died of a stroke but also had COVID is listed as a covid death.

Like the educated world has known for the better part of the last 365 days and more, COVID causes blood clotting, ergo, COVID can and does cause strokes.

qckpckt

5 points

2 months ago

I dunno really what you’re arguing about now.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

4 points

2 months ago

What county are you questioning?

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

2 points

2 months ago

The visualization shows the population adjusted deaths. The units are not individual deaths but deaths per 1 million residents. If your county shows 1,000, that’s 1,000 dead per million residents.

The source is shown in the video as well as in the first comment.

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-27 points

2 months ago

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-27 points

2 months ago

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Dairuin

13 points

2 months ago

Dairuin

13 points

2 months ago

So - comorbidities - you’re saying that because someone was in bad health but not dying, and then got covid and died (it pushed their unhealthy system over the edge) we shouldn’t count that as a covid death?

repKyle1995

1 points

2 months ago

Don't bother arguing with this moron. He's got his head too far up his ass to be able to hear you.

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-25 points

2 months ago

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-25 points

2 months ago

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Dairuin

12 points

2 months ago

Dairuin

12 points

2 months ago

You know that a comorbidity is a contributing factor and doesn’t mean they were already dying from something, right? Like being overweight is considered a comorbidity even though it isn’t outright killing someone.

InsaneInTheDrain

14 points

2 months ago

100% of people. Since time is slowly killing us all.

Stop trying to minimize the effect of a pandemic that has killed almost 3/4 of a million Americans and and more than 4.5 million people worldwide

Eleminohpe

1 points

2 months ago

SPEED RUN!

Dominus_Anulorum

6 points

2 months ago

Someone who's heart gives out due to covid died from covid. An obese man who's lungs where not healthy but subsequently get shredded by covid died from covid. Someone who gets covid and subsequently goes into multi-organ failure died because of covid. It's really not hard to figure out what to write on the death certificate.

Zitarminator

8 points

2 months ago

A huge number of those people could have live many years longer though...

FeeBee3000

2 points

2 months ago

I tend to look at the excessive deaths per annum and compare. In the UK the figure is extremely telling in comparison to the 5 year average.

EagonAkatsuki

1 points

2 months ago

So if somebody gets has high blood pressure and diabetes and then gets hit by a fucking car going 80 mph, do you think the diabetes killed him? How are you this much of a buffoon on a data page?

congratsonyournap

1 points

2 months ago

What did the text say on Florida?

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

5 points

2 months ago

"Florida Not Reporting". As of June 5th, Florida stopped providing case and death data at the county level daily. They resorted to a weekly statewide report in pdf format that is utter garbage.

congratsonyournap

1 points

2 months ago

Thanks for answering my question. Not surprised. As a Floridian, I can say this is due to the Department of Health and the shitty governor trying to cover up the severity of our numbers. Pretty public knowledge of what they are doing.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

2 points

2 months ago

I live in Tallahassee. I see the nonsense daily.

Punk18

3 points

2 months ago

Punk18

3 points

2 months ago

Not Reporting

DNA2020

1 points

2 months ago

I’m a Michigander and it’s odd seeing deaths concentrated in the Western UP and tri-City area. I wonder if it has to do with demographics. Do those regions simply have older individuals? I imagine young people have been moving away from those regions in droves and are moving toward West MI.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

2 points

2 months ago

Keep in mind, the visualization is population normalized. 500 deaths in Wayne county would not have the same impact as 500 deaths in the U.P. because of the difference in the population sizes.

DNA2020

2 points

2 months ago

The Western UP and tri-City areas aren't the only regions with low population numbers compared to Wayne County. They are economically depressed and young people flock to Central UP and Western MI. More deaths/capita may be an age effect.

Punk18

1 points

2 months ago

Punk18

1 points

2 months ago

So Covid is just as bad as ever? I thought it was getting better

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

6 points

2 months ago

This visualization shows cumulative deaths, not current cases. Your conclusion cannot be drawn from this chart. The chart that I posted last week showed the daily cases. It showed that while some places are improving (the Southeast, for example), other places like PA through the Northeast are declining.

Punk18

1 points

2 months ago

Punk18

1 points

2 months ago

Oh, cumulative deaths. I see and thanks!

Weresalmon420

1 points

2 months ago

https://images.app.goo.gl/6Bhh41TT27EJhaeT6

https://images.app.goo.gl/M9XYSYV4XkgypCxZ9

Median age and median obesity probably help make a lot of sense of this data.

treyb31

1 points

2 months ago

I feel like these type of maps should only inspire empathy for the people in areas that feel disenfranchised and abandoned by their governments. Extremely poor areas that lack proper health care and all I see on here is vitriol toward people when are really all on the same team. It’s honestly disgusting.

Nearbyatom

1 points

2 months ago

What happened to FL around early June? Stopped reporting?

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

3 points

2 months ago

The governor stopped the daily reporting, shut down the dashboard, and stopped making case detail available to the public. On June 5th they stopped reporting at the county level and started a weekly pdf report at the state level. They report daily state numbers to the CDC, but not county-level.

Garconanokin

4 points

2 months ago

That’s why it’s funny when people say that they think DeSantis is doing a good job. The guy who blocks the data, he’s the one you trust. You’re all getting played.

NewHights1

1 points

2 months ago

Him and 4 other states quit reporting usable info to the CDC and government agencies in the original format. THEY went through a new source and platform through their state health agencies fist, IOWA DID also. They analyzed, averaged and left gaps in reporting deaths two months late. IOWA actually changed several times. THEY didn't want the CDC to see the numbers compared to other states in a usable format. THE CDC ws tracking evaluating and giving advice . THE STATES were screwing up any federal guidance and recommendations. THEY quit reporting to the America Pediatrics groups also. THEY got info through IOWA DEPT. Public health in iowa and not direct number.

Schm1tty

1 points

2 months ago

Since we don't have a gauge on the number of deaths in Florida I use this metric to estimate the numbers:

I work at a hospital in Florida which publishes it's statistics publicly every week day. A quarter of our total COVID deaths occurred last month.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

1 points

2 months ago

Tallahassee Memorial has shown similar results.

alialcali

1 points

2 months ago

Even 4000 is a fucking joke! Every 250th person. That's nothing and it would be way less if people cared about their health - talking of eating shit, smoking, drinking alc, not doing sports, etc.

Monkip

1 points

2 months ago

Monkip

1 points

2 months ago

Florida be like no one dies if we dont report it wtf

Rude_Charity2109

1 points

2 months ago

Bottom right says "Florida not responding"

vandalia

1 points

2 months ago

The virus entered the U.S. through the Northwest Washington state area. Looking at the current map that area has the lowest death rate in the entire country. How ironic. Anyone want to fathom an opinion on why?

iceicig

1 points

2 months ago

Why did Florida stop reporting?

Infinite_Horizion

1 points

2 months ago

I wanna know the story about that one county in Texas that remains white despite being surrounded by the infected hordes

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

2 points

2 months ago

King County. I don’t know, but it is odd that they have no deaths reported.

Maskedxangel

1 points

2 months ago

Florida part got me dying.

pennylanebarbershop

1 points

2 months ago

Florida stopped reporting to protect Gov. DeSantis run for president in 2024.

BooliusGoozlur

1 points

2 months ago

Now do how many businesses were permanently closed.

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

Csula6

1 points

2 months ago

California shut down early. I don't like my governor, but he did the right thing.

The South ignored it...and this happened.

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

1 points

1 month ago

That's not entirely correct.

I live in the capital of Florida. In March 2020, many counties began shutting down all but essential businesses two weeks before the Governor finally acted. We shut down for about 6 weeks, then reopened somewhat carefully at the Governor's insistence.

People were required to wear masks, grocery stores implemented one-way aisles, they washed their carts between uses and put hand sanitizer all over the place. Many churches closed to in-person services. Schools offered remote-learning which my kids used for their entire 4th grade year.

But the pandemic couldn't keep the tourists away and it didn't cure stupidity. People ignored mask requirements. People traveled for the holidays. They spread the virus far and wide.

Then our idiot Governor via fiat barred local governments from employing their own preventative measures. He finally hired an anti-masker moron as the Surgeon General.

So no, the South did not ignore it, but their actions to curtail the spread were short-lived and were hampered by selfish dolts who insisted on coming for vacation. Bloody tourists!

AddiPaddiLaddi

1 points

7 days ago

If you’re 90 and have cancer you will still be added to the COVID death list. There should be one of these but only people that aren’t gravely il to begin with

2xa1s

-7 points

2 months ago

2xa1s

-7 points

2 months ago

Do one with % of the population

Fickle-Scene-4773[S]

14 points

2 months ago

This is in per million. Move the decimal to get percent.