plukasiak

If someone's health is stable -- if they aren't in an ICU unit because of their underlying condition, and they contract Covid and wind up in the hospital, then Covid is the reason they died. Pretty easily understood, actually.

27 dead and only 260 cases? Something is seriously wrong --- even on the high end, the mortality rate estimates for Covid are only about 1%, and we're looking at an over 10% death rate? This goes beyond an "untested asymptomatic" possibility, given that the infected-but-asymptomatic rate …

do any of these fools bother to check with the medical professionals in the community? A story last week in another local paper made it clear that the use of ICU beds in area hospitals is close to capacity already -- and since that time the number of confirmed cases has risen about 40% in…

How much testing is being done in the numerous Mohave County nursing homes/assisted living facilities?

I agree with Desert Bat. This reeks of boondoggle at a time when hundreds of small businesses throughout the area are suffering. The airport doesn't even seem to know how its actual finances have been affected -- they're just saying "give us money".

plukasiak commented on Spread the facts, not the rumors

John Pynakker misses the point. When there is evidence of an emerging pandemic, "the sky is falling" is the only approach that has any hope of preventing tragedy on a mass scale. Ironically, of course, the success of such measures would be used to argue that they were unnecessary; that we…