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Snapshot of US Pandemic by the Numbers

Total Cases:  478,366

Total Resolved Cases: 44,090

Total Recovered: 26,163

Total Deaths:  17,927

Total Resolved Cases x Death Rate = 17,927

Death Rate: ~40.6% (rounded)

Check: 44,090 x 40.6% = 17,900 (close enough)

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by ATinNM on Fri Apr 10th, 2020 at 06:02:19 PM EST
confirmed case fatality rate (the statistic normally quoted) is 3.75%. Compares to Italy and UK (worst in world) of 12%+ and German 2.2% (best among the high case number countries).

What this indicates is:

  1. The USA is still at an earlier stage in the pandemic, and
  2. Hospitals in most parts of the US (excepting NYC of course) have not yet been over-run and can still provide appropriate care.
  3. USA (after a slow start) has been testing more widely - not just hospital admissions - also confirmed by mid-range positive test % of 19% and mid-range 6260 tests per million pop.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Apr 10th, 2020 at 06:17:54 PM EST
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