I’ve continued to craft these Threat Index Updates since Dec 14th. Tracking cases – this is, after all, a casedemic now – and comparing that mission-critical data to what really matters; hospitalizations and deaths—no scary headlines. We want to know what your odds are of surviving a positive test.
The nearly-criminal prohibition against positive COVID19 news in the media continues, leaving sites like GraniteGrok to report the truth. Our reward is that we’re right because the state’s own data proves it. And we intend to continue reporting that truth in 2021. So, where are we on New Year’s Eve?
Another day in the Granite State living under the pall of a marketing campaign based on false fear. One that can’t stand up to scrutiny. In fact, if it were a private company, they’d get sued for false advertising, deception, fraud, and malfeasance. Since it’s the state, we’re supposed to shut up and take it.
The political will exerted to slow the spread has not slowed th spread. Masks don’t do it, nor does distancing or other restrictions. But, as we’ve been pointing out, that hardly matters when catching COVID19 presents little real risk of hospitalization or death for any one in the state under 70 in NH.
I’m sure the press you’ve read is that we had one of our worst days ever for COVID19 deaths in the state of NH. It’s always sad and tragic to lose a loved one. But based on the State’s COVID19 case summary for Dec 19th if you are under 70 you still have very little …