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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

Tueesday 20 Oct 2020

 

SYMPTOMSTESTINGPREVENTIONTREATMENT
Most Common = fever > 100.4 (in 87.9% sick)

fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea, and/or sore throat

EMERGENCY: Trouble breathing, Persistent pain or pressure in the chest, New confusion or inability to arouse, Bluish lips or face

CURRENT CDC GUIDELINES PRIORITIES FOR TESTING

1. those with symptoms

2. those without symptoms with known/suspected exposure

USA: 7% of those tested, test +

Stay in Place
Keep Your Space
Cover Your Face

(mask lawfully required if in a business or 6 feet within non-household people)
Full Quarantine
Supportive Treatment for mild illness

 

LOCATIONSAN DIEGOUSASWEDEN
VIETNAM
REGULATIONSLOW REGULATION

quarantine for sick only,
masks not required for well
HIGH REGULATION

strict quarantine (if someone tests + in the hospital nobody is allowed to leave the hospital for 14 days),
~$200 fine if no mask in public

FATALITY RATE SUMMARY
worst peak 11 Jul 2020 (after Independence day partying) now improving

2nd worst peak plateau improvingfatalities initially severely high
now low
(<=5 deaths daily since 21 Aug 2020)

fatalities 0 since 1 Sep 2020
TOTAL POPULATION3,250,000327,200,00010,100,00095,500,000
+ CASES52,736 (this week highest peak of new cases)8,128,52497,5321,110
DEATHS853218,9865,92235 (relatively best!)
DEATHS PER TOTAL POPULATION0.00030.00070.00060.0000004 (relatively best!)
SURVIVING RATE *98.3% (relatively best)97.2%93.7%96.8%
2020 INFLUENZA DEATHS 10543,000xx
2009 H1N1 INFLUENZA DEATHSx12,469xx
2019 CAR ACCIDENT DEATHSx38,800xx
2019 HEART DISEASE DEATHSx647,000 (eat wholesome and exercise)xx
2019 CANCER DEATHSx606,880 (follow up on symptoms and routine checks)xx

 

* likely better since most cases are asymptomatic

 

SAN DIEGO HOSPITALS ARE PREPARED

 

COVID-19 Information, What to Do for Mild Infection, and Resources

 

AUTUMN VACCINE PREPARATION (MAY OBTAIN FROM THE PHARMACY)

Influenza Vaccine: we do not recommend the high dose, you may get the regular dose

Pneumococcal Vaccine (PPSV23): one time dose for those age 65 or older

 


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