Twenty-eighth Entry


Boarded up store in Soho New York during pandemic in 2020

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Eye contact remains back at the old “normal” level – not too hard to achieve.

News reports say that people who have had COVID-19 can get it again.

China, like the US, is reporting that 1 in 3 negative test results for Covid-19 are false negatives.

It is estimated that there are two million cases of Covid-19 worldwide, and 30% of them are in the US.

There have been 22,000 Covid-19 deaths in the US, which is more than in any other country; I do not understand why those figures are not adjusted to be per capita.

There continues to be record numbers of calls to 911 in New York City.

Since early February, Chicago has released 2,000 prisoners as a response to the pandemic.

Massachusetts is investing heavily in contact tracing.

The average price of gasoline is well under $2.00 per gallon. The oil industry says they are “hemorrhaging.” I find it easier to feel sorry for some industries more than others.

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Tax day, Jefferson Market Library, six bells.