Today’s post is not intended to offend anyone or to plainly demonstrate how dumb some Texans are. I married a Texan. My two most successful projects are Texans. I lived for over 20 years in Texas. But you can’t make this stuff up:
As public health experts warn that ICUs in the city might soon be overwhelmed with coronavirus patients, shops and restaurants remain packed.
Nearly 22 new cases per 100k people (7 day moving average) as of 07.02.20
In Galveston county less than an hour away by car:
54 new cases per 100k people (7 day moving average) as of 07.02.20
While down at the border:
EMERGENCY ALERT: STARR COUNTY RESIDENTS: Today it is with a heavy heart that we announce that we have had 18 deaths in Starr County due to COVID-19, and we had two (2) severely ill patients flown out of the valley for medical assistance, one was flown to San Antonio and one to Dallas. The local and valley hospitals are at full capacity and have no more beds available.
I urge all of our residents to please shelter-in-place, wear face coverings, practice social distancing and AVOID GATHERINGS.
– Your Judge Eloy Vera
Nearly 66 new cases per 100k people (7 day moving average) as of 07.02.20
Meanwhile in Oklahoma County:
No fireworks today. We’ll have a quiet July 4th, burgers on the grill, potatoes, slaw and some beer.
13 new cases per 100k people (7 day moving average) as of 07.02.20
All statistics are from the Harvard Global Health Institute. See my previous post Do You Live in a Covid-19 Hotspot?
And if you are offended by my comments on your intelligence I don’t care.