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I'm not in Seattle, but i suspect I'm, um, less socially isolated than a lot of the folks here, I take public transit every day, and there are confirmed cases near me. I think I'm in the running...
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Maybe. I picked Seattle solely because there's already a sustained outbreak there that's probably bigger than we realize due to insufficient testing. Other cities are just starting to get their first cases.
it's in every major US city already. We just weren't testing. I read today that a case has been confirmed in the suburban town I live in. Their kids go to school near me.

And my odds of getting it just went up. I spent an hour before supper doing a jigsaw puzzle with some friends, and their two kids helped, and both were coughing a lot. Yeah, the kids were old enough to cover their mouths with their elbows, but still...
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That's what sumo is doing.
And at least part of the Div. 3 tourney.
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I still feel like I'm missing something with the numbers.

101,781 Confirmed Cases
3,460 Deaths
55,866 Recovered

Does that really mean that there are 40,000 some people who are actively sick?
At least ~46,000 actively sick people. It's unclear how many are sick with it, but not confirmed.
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I'm going to a sporting event tomorrow with probably 70k ish people. I probably won't be hi fiving strangers though.
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Could you at least c/p a few highlights?

Didn't someone post the story about Johns Hopkins announcing they would have no spectators at the D3 tournament games they are hosting?

What would the Mercedes-Benz dome look and sound like empty? with they basketball court in there with the teams playing?
That would be me
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Anecdote: CO governor Jared Polis said on a press conference yesterday that we have capacity to test ~160 pts/day right now, and could add a second shift as needed and perhaps get as high as 400 per day. Since they haven't done a second shift, the implication is that we are testing fewer than 160/day, but he didn't say what the number was.

I'm kind of staying on the sidelines, it's so hard to compare any data because of things like this. At the moment we are still planning on going to Ireland in a few weeks. At least outside of Dublin, it may be safer than where we live, and if we get sick it may be cheaper to pay full price for health care in Ireland compared to just OOP costs in the US. #cheapactuary
The Atlantic posted an article saying most states has tested fewer than 50 people.
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The US is going to become the Zombie Apocalypse pretty soon.....

Also, wait till the markets get a hold of the testing results once they actually get serious about testing.
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The US is going to become the Zombie Apocalypse pretty soon.....

Also, wait till the markets get a hold of the testing results once they actually get serious about testing.
Should we vote for Vermin Supreme since he's specifically included a zombie apocalypse as a key platform plank for years?
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Also Emerald City Comic Con (Seattle)
Someone said it was just delayed until summer.

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That would be me
I said that because I couldn't remember if I had posted in this thread or not. I posted in the College Basketball thread, I'm pretty sure.
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