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Started Sep-12 by WALTER784; 466 views.
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From: Showtalk

Sep-13

San Francisco has almost stopped Covid through extreme measures. It worked there.

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Sep-13

Showtalk said...

San Francisco has almost stopped Covid through extreme measures. It worked there.

They used to show World Wide Covid data per county for all States in the U.S. but they stopped doing that. Now they only show the total per State and not per county here: California COVID: 4,503,342 Cases and 67,356 Deaths - Worldometer (worldometers.info)

This is for all of California though but on Sep 7, 2021, they had a total of 7,271 new cases:

It's hard to find data pertaining to San Francisco except for their own numbers... and knowing California... and San Francisco in particular... can these numbers really be trusted? I created the following graph from the raw data downloaded from: COVID-19 Cases Over Time | DataSF | City and County of San Francisco (sfgov.org) Sept 7, 2021 showed only 132 new cases. That's only 1.82% of the entire State. 

California State has a population of39,613,493 and San Francisco has a population of 883,255. So San Francisco has 2.23% of the total population of California.
 
And they say that their percentage of Covid new cases is 1.82%.
 
OK... it's close... 1.82% vs 2.23%... but that's a 0.41% difference.
 
Many will call that dismal and that such a slight number should be dismissed as being accurate.
 
OK then... let's go with that gaff off of an explanation.
 
And with it... follow up with a 0.41% vs 0.20% difference... now the difference between 0.41% and 0.20% is 2.1%. Why do I bring up 0.20%? Well, the chances of me dying of Covid (should I get it) is 0.20%. But hey... let's gaff that one off two as an explanation and thus no reason to get the vaccination!
 
But... but... but... oh no... you're going to kill us all! (* AHEM *) I rest my case.
 
FWIW

 

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Sep-13

There were zero new cases in their schools.

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Sep-14

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There were zero new cases in their schools.

Are their schools open?

FWIW

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From: Showtalk

Sep-14

Yes, they are back in the classroom. Those who are still left.  Families who can work elsewhere have moved. My friend’s daughter has three children and her husband works remotely in tech. They moved outside of LA and were able to afford to buy a house near good schools. He can work anywhere in the world that has internet access.

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