We now have about 5 times more daily positive cases than we had during the peak of Jan 2021. Scary, right…?
Well, what we now seem to have is a clear CaseDemic, not a Pandemic. Have a look at the number of Covid ICU’s and Covid Deaths:
“Exponential Growth of Cases…!” For sure, the so called “cases” are raising almost vertically, but ICU’s and deaths do not follow.
“Just wait two weeks…!” ?
That “exponential” case growth has been going on since mid-December, but ICU’s and deaths refuse to follow. Have a look at a zoom-in of the latest 60 days:
We can also look at the “impact” of each positive case in terms of ICU’s and deaths:
So it seems that the positive cases have far less impact now than a year ago. Let’s zoom in on the latest 8 weeks:
Finally, let’s have a look at ICU occupancy, split by Covid vs Non-Covid :
Since July, ICU occupancy has been spot on normal, even from December onwards, despite positive cases going thru the roof…