Oilpan4 wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:14 am
If Europe is doing everything right then why are some of their infection rates way higher than the US?
New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan aren't in Europe and have done pretty well in keeping COVID-19 under control. Sort by (COVID-19) deaths per 1 million population at https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
Things are looking bleak again in parts of Europe (e.g. UK, Spain and France). Germany has lots of cases but their death rate per million population is relatively low vs. the US at 117 vs. 674 in the US.
At end of July 2020, Hong Kong:
Hong Kong faces large-scale outbreak that may lead to a ‘collapse’ of its hospital system, Carrie Lam says
Hong Kong is facing a new wave of Covid-19 infections that can overwhelm the city’s health care system and cost lives, chief executive Carrie Lam has warned.
She urged people to stay at home as far as possible and follow strict social distancing measures. The city on Tuesday said it was investigating 106 additional cases of infection, bringing Hong Kong’s total number of confirmed cases to at least 2,884.
“We are on the verge of a large-scale community outbreak, which may lead to a collapse of our hospital system and cost lives, especially of the elderly,” Lam said in a statement.
HK has 14 deaths per million population. They have about 7.5 million people. Meanwhile Florida with about 21 million people per https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/
has 737 deaths per million population. Yesterday, they had 3449 new COVID-19 cases.