COVID: CALIFORNIA vs. FLORIDA

California has some of the highest COVID restrictions in the nation, whereas Florida has lifted many of its restrictions, including restaurants and schools.  Let’s explore the facts. As of 03/09/2021, there are 16 states that have lifted COVID restrictions/mask mandates. CALIFORNIA FLORIDA Total Cases Overall                     3,620,000 1,980,000 Total deaths (03/15/20-03/14/21) 56,351 32,254 Schools Six million students in distance learning.A projected cost (incentive) of at least $2 billion just to open TK-2nd grade classes by 04/01/21. All schools open as of…

No Increase In Death Rate By COVID-19 In The United States

The following is adapted and printed with permission by Dr. Genevieve Briand from her working paper “COVID-19 Deaths A Look at U.S. Data FEB 2021”  The objective of this analysis is not to produce an “excess deaths number estimate”, but to assess whether the total deaths number the U.S. experienced in 2020 was unexpected or alarming. The data presented in this paper are not estimates—they are records of past deaths, maintained and made publicly available by the CDC. They have not been produced, adjusted, nor tampered with, in any way,…