CORONAVIRUS INFO PROVIDED BY DR. JIM HARRIS – 7/6/2020

July 6, 2020

James Harris

10:40 AM (3 hours ago)

 
to Harris
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VARIOUS AREA ‘S HOSPITALIZED COVID  CENSUS
TRAUMA AREA 4/8/20 5/1/20 AVG TO 1 JUNE 6/1/20 6/15/20 6/27/20 6/30/20 7/1/20 7/2/20 7/3/20 7/4/20 7/5/20
MARSHALL/TYLER/LGV 26 63 46 49 53 75 85 79 91 96 113 116
DALLAS 579 636 569 580 728 1248 1375 1411 1499 1534 1531 1562
AUSTIN 45 69 61 89 123 337 388 408 426 459 461 469
HOUSTON 495 475 480 482 696 1691 2059 2139 2250 2257 2369 2442
SAN ANTONIO 69 54 70 106 165 815 1010 1091 1170 1196 1208 1217
RIO GRAND VALLEY 39 30 38 37 87 451 545 588 693 753 820 836
STATE OF TEXAS 1491 1778 1670 1756 2287 5523 6533 6904 7382 7652 7890 8181
 
J. Harris: All the hospital census counts are up. The hospitals in the Valley are said to be full up. Likely, counts will continue to go up; we’ll get a good count on Tuesday when the counters are back at work — then in two weeks, we’ll have another larger increase due to July 4 holiday carelessness. Maybe then the counts will go down until Labor Day. And then there’s winter. Wear your mask when out and about. 
 
MAP OF THE VARIOUS TRAUMA AREA DESIGNATES IN TEXAS (HARRISON COUNTY IS IN G)
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FROM JUDGE SIMS:
July 4, 2020 –  14 new cases and 4 recoveries to report today.
July 5, 2020 –  12 new cases to report today, all are from long-term care facilities.
 
Gregg County’s jump in COVID-19 cases continued Sunday as 12 more cases were reported, bringing the total to 465.
 
 
 
 
 
Elegant in theory, efficacious in the laboratory but untested in the real world, the possible RNA vaccines are especially attractive because they might be cheaper, easier and faster to manufacture on a massive scale — at least one team boasts it could partner with producers in developing countries to provide millions of vials for as little as $5 a pop
 
The leading American effort, an RNA vaccine being developed by the Massachusetts biotechnology company Moderna, went from a genetic sequence on a computer screen to a shot in the arm of a person in an unprecedented 66 days.
 
It’s hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs because they always take things literally.

 
 
 
 
 

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One thought on “CORONAVIRUS INFO PROVIDED BY DR. JIM HARRIS – 7/6/2020

  1. Thanks for your willingness to provide all the information that you have unselfishly given. All pandemics sooner or later just go away. Some times they are not too bad but frequently they are devestating. About once a century we have a biological, a geological, and a space event. These must be world wide and not localized. We of course need to be vigilant but not give way to panic and the hype associated with this pathogen may prove to ne worse than the pathogen itself. It is my hope that some type of vaccine will be made available to the genereal public in the next couple of years or so. Trying to “lock down” society for more than a couple of months will (and is) proving to be more unenforcable with each passing day. The governor is correct in saying the economy must be reopened regardless of the concequences else the economy will stall our causing the health care system to collapse. My greatest fear is just that. My degree field was biology/chemistry and my grad work was mostly econmics so I am looking at both sides of the question. I spent nearly a half century in this general field. Keep up the good work but be very careful about getting tunnel vison.

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