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23 minutes ago, DCTeacherman said:

What do those mean?

Yellow alert- emergency room requests no patients to be brought in due to overload

Red alert- all ECG monitored beds are used up in hospital

Alerts are fairly common during normal periods ( pre-covid) and there have been less recently due to less emergency room visits because people being wary about going to an emergency room and less activities in general.

The hospitals on red alert have been on red alert for a few weeks, my guess is from Covid patients taking up monitored beds. 

 

If you go on the website you can query alert history. 

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1 minute ago, SnowtoRain said:

Yellow alert- emergency room requests no patients to be brought in due to overload

Red alert- all ECG monitored beds are used up in hospital

Alerts are fairly common during normal periods ( pre-covid) and there have been less recently due to less emergency room visits because people being wary about going to an emergency room and less activities in general.

The hospitals on red alert have been on red alert for a few weeks, my guess is from Covid patients taking up monitored beds. 

 

If you go on the website you can query alert history. 

Are these pretty common or is it clearly covid related?

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Just now, DCTeacherman said:

Are these 

Are these pretty common or is it clearly covid related?

Pretty common, hospitals like beds full, so pre-covid, on a normal day, more hospitals would have been under some sort of alert at some point during the day.  

For instance, Shore Regional on the eastern shore was on red alert quite often in February.  Since quarantine/stay at home started there have been almost no alerts.

Although,  I would guess the red alerts you see now are partially Covid related especially in PG and MOCO.

 

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1 minute ago, SnowtoRain said:

Since quarantine/stay at home started there have been almost no alerts.

 

Yup. It is pretty common during Cold/Flu season in Central MD to see the hospitals on yellow,  red, reroute. Since Covid-19 it has been rare to see the hospitals on these alerts as people are avoiding the hospital for minor stuff (like they should all year!). 

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1 hour ago, ThePhotoGuy said:

A lot of Hospital "Alerts" tonight...

 

 

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We call that Friday night in the EMS world.  

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Almost 39,000 new daily cases nationwide today. Highest one-day increase to date. Past several days have shown respective increases. Is this due to more testing? Or is this a reflection/repercussion of Easter family gatherings, some reopenings such as Jacksonville Beach, for example, and city protests?

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4 minutes ago, Ralph Wiggum said:

Almost 39,000 new daily cases nationwide today. Highest one-day increase to date. Past several days have shown respective increases. Is this due to more testing? Or is this a reflection/repercussion of Easter family gatherings, some reopenings such as Jacksonville Beach, for example, and city protests?

More testing being done which is good but hopefully the deaths are not going to ramp up.

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It's good to see testing and timely results coming in.  As others have said, that will definitely spike the cases and that shouldn't alarm folks.  This will allow public health to isolate infected individuals.  For transitioning from phases to phase of re-opening we will be looking closely at supply chain integrity of PPE, ICU bed counts, hotspots in places like nursing homes, and number of vents being used.  This needs to continue through the summer and into the fall so we can maintain the isolation protocols.

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27 minutes ago, Rvarookie said:

It’s all good the trix is too busy peeking out her blinds at golfers to leave her state

Another solid contribution. We are lucky to have you. 

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29 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

It's good to see testing and timely results coming in.  As others have said, that will definitely spike the cases and that shouldn't alarm folks.  This will allow public health to isolate infected individuals.  For transitioning from phases to phase of re-opening we will be looking closely at supply chain integrity of PPE, ICU bed counts, hotspots in places like nursing homes, and number of vents being used.  This needs to continue through the summer and into the fall so we can maintain the isolation protocols.

Not everyone thinks like that. There are many people who are going to look at the numbers and be afraid.

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Yeah even though case numbers are going up, what we learned from New York is that positive case numbers are essentially meaningless. More important is positive percentage.

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37 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

It's good to see testing and timely results coming in.  As others have said, that will definitely spike the cases and that shouldn't alarm folks.  This will allow public health to isolate infected individuals.  For transitioning from phases to phase of re-opening we will be looking closely at supply chain integrity of PPE, ICU bed counts, hotspots in places like nursing homes, and number of vents being used.  This needs to continue through the summer and into the fall so we can maintain the isolation protocols.

Let's prioritize the coming global famine if and when possible.

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Seems Legit

New York ----------------277,445        
New Jersey-------------102,196        
Massachusetts-------50,969    
California ---------------40,812        
Pennsylvania----------40,149    
Illinois---------------------39,658        
Michigan----------------36,641        
Florida--------------------30,533
Africa ---------------------28,109

 

 

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1 hour ago, Amped said:

Seems Legit

New York ----------------277,445        
New Jersey-------------102,196        
Massachusetts-------50,969    
California ---------------40,812        
Pennsylvania----------40,149    
Illinois---------------------39,658        
Michigan----------------36,641        
Florida--------------------30,533
Africa ---------------------28,109

 

 

If nothing else too conservative ... this will be around for a long time. It will be an extended struggle.

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5 hours ago, supernovasky said:

Yeah even though case numbers are going up, what we learned from New York is that positive case numbers are essentially meaningless. More important is positive percentage.

Is there somewhere that we can find this data? Would be great if there was a site that listed daily tests vs daily new cases and had the percentage laid out. I'm sure it's out there, just wondering if anyone has the link.

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Saw some video on the news of a gym in georgia.  People working out pretty close to one another no masks.  Guy puts weights back without sanitizing.  Can’t see how this won’t end up being a significant mode of transmission. 

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2 hours ago, leesburg 04 said:

Clots and strokes increase is concerning as this is happening in younger people without underlying conditions. 

Organ failure seems to be prevalent too. Many many stories of people dying if kidney failure and then like 

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2 minutes ago, DCTeacherman said:

Saw some video on the news of a gym in georgia.  People working out pretty close to one another no masks.  Guy puts weights back without sanitizing.  Can’t see how this won’t end up being a significant mode of transmission. 

Yeah. I think we will absolutely see a spike in a couple weeks.

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3 minutes ago, DCTeacherman said:

Saw some video on the news of a gym in georgia.  People working out pretty close to one another no masks.  Guy puts weights back without sanitizing.  Can’t see how this won’t end up being a significant mode of transmission. 

Meatheads are some of the dumbest f*cks on the face of the earth. 

Disclaimer: This is Leesburg 04s opinion and do not represent the views of other meatheads 

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12 minutes ago, leesburg 04 said:

Meatheads are some of the dumbest f*cks on the face of the earth. 

Disclaimer: This is Leesburg 04s opinion and do not represent the views of other meatheads 

Are you a meathead?

I am a shithead.

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3 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

Take the # positive test per day divided by the number of tests conducted.  For example, there were 3,737 tests conducted on Thursday in Maryland with 879 positives.  So you would go 879/3737= 23%

As a reminder: we don’t know for sure when the tests were actually conducted. The numbers we get daily are tests that came back with results. :)

...doesnt change your point of course

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Just now, mappy said:

As a reminder: we don’t know for sure when the tests were actually conducted. The numbers we get daily are tests that came back with results. :)

...don’t change your point of course

I answered Yoda's incorrectly so I deleted the post. He was looking for a data aggregation source, not the means on how to calculate.

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6 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

Take the # positive test per day divided by the number of tests conducted.  For example, there were 3,737 tests conducted on Thursday in Maryland with 879 positives.  So you would go 879/3737= 23%

They got the results back on the same day as the test?

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1 minute ago, jaydreb said:

They got the results back on the same day as the test?

No, that was a poor explanation on my part.  I should have said that is what was report on Thursday.

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44 minutes ago, Eskimo Joe said:

I answered Yoda's incorrectly so I deleted the post. He was looking for a data aggregation source, not the means on how to calculate.

All good, I know what you meant when you posted them. Just a general reminder for others who may not have known. 

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+1150 new cases 

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6 minutes ago, mappy said:

+1150 new cases 

And 77 deaths, 26% positive rate which is about par for the course, unfortunately it seems to stay at that rate even on the days when more tests are completed. 

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