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Dan Vargo

I've seen similar issues in Arizona. Cases have been declining (as has testing) since early July, but in the last two weeks hospitalizations have absolutely taken off, far outpacing the weeks prior -- four or five weeks post positive-case spike.



DV: Convert each line to an index (say May 5 as 100). Then we can see the pattern more clearly. I'd not surprised at all that there are problems with Arizona as well.

Dan Vargo


You're absolutely right that makes things clearer... Hospitalizations are TRAILING the increase in deaths from the case spike in early July.


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