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MARCH 2nd CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: We're all gonna get it, but we'll be fine

Glenn gives the latest coronavirus numbers, updating YOU on everything needed to know as Americans and officials monitor China's new COVID-19 virus:

  • Total Confirmed Cases 89,842 (up 5,964 from 83,878 on Friday Feb 28th)
  • Total Confirmed Dead 3,069 (up 255 from 2,814 on Friday)
  • 70 Countries Have Confirmed Cases (up by 10 from 57 Confirmed on Friday - That is more than 1/3 of the countries on earth
  • 18% of Active Cases are considered Serious (Requiring Hospitalization) including 5% that Require ICU treatment
  • US has 88 Confirmed Cases, and now 2 Deaths (both Washington State)
  • CDC Website now showing 472 Total US Citizens Have BeenTested, up from 445 last Friday, Feb 28th
  • 54 Labs Now Have Testing Capabilities & CDC has certified 12 regional hospitals to perform their own direct testing as of this week

COVID-19 Compared to Seasonal Flu (or why Governments are taking such aggressive action)

COVID-19 vs Flu
Common Seasonal Flu*COVID-19
Case Fatality Rate0.1%2.30%*
  • Serious Complication Rate (Pneumonia/Hospitalization)
0.9%18%
Requiring ICU Rate (SARS/Septic Shock/Organ Failure)0.25%5%
R0 (R-Naught)/Rate of Infection1.34.7
Spreads via DropletsYesYes
Spreads via AerosolsYesYes
Time Virus Survives on Surfaces4-5 hours5-9 Days
Incubation Period2-3 Days5-14 Days
Spreads During Incubation PeriodNoYes
Spreads AsymptomaticallyNoYes
Natural Herd ImmunityYesNo
Vaccines/Antiviral Drugs AvailableYesNo
Fecal-Oral TransmissionNoYes
Reinfection RiskNoYes
1,000,0001,000,000
Projections Based on Current DataSeasonal FluCOVID-19
Hospitalizations per 1 Million Infections9,000180,000
ICUs per 1 Million Infections2,50050,000
Fatalities per 1 Million Infections1,00023,000

* Case Fatality Rate expected to be lower outside China (but note current Case Fatality Rate in the US is 2.5%)


School Closures Globally:

  • China (nearly 80 Million students) through March 31)
  • Japan through April 17th
  • Korea through March 23rd
  • Iran through March 31st
  • Italy indefinitely (note date provided)
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