COVID-19 in Missouri

A detailed look at the spread of the Corona Virus in the state of Missouri

Blog Post Date: Aug 9th, 2020

Blog Post Last Update: Sep 2nd, 2020

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

Capital is Jefferson City. Population is 6.14 million. Governor is Mike Parson (Republican).

Just some thoughts on what we can expect to see happen in Missouri in the next few weeks.

Relevant links to COVID Data Analytics site

Case and Death Patterns by State

Red States v/s Blue States

States, counties setting cases and deaths records each day

Cases and deaths records for each state

Details of Cases and deaths by state / county

School and College Reopenings

A national database that tracks coronavirus-related school closings, quarantines, cases and deaths.

Covid-19 Is Creating a Wave of Heart Disease -daily reminder that there is so much more to #COVID19 than death

New CDC guidance says COVID rates in children is steadily increasing. (not ideal for schools reopening)

LONG TERM BURDEN after COVID hospitalization — “Anybody who needed to be hospitalized or needed ICU support will suffer disability afterwards.”

This is why it is so dangerous to send kids off to school in the Republican states where Case Positivity ratio is 10-20%. Millions of Americans will now have a lifelong pre-existing condition and if the Republicans win the 2020 election through voter suppression, shutting down USPS and colluding with Russia and China and Ukraine, these Millions of Americans are looking at bankruptcy. Vote Blue, as your life depends on it!

Sep 2nd

WH Task force urged Missouri to require masks statewide. Gov Parsons refused and is causing the virus to spread out of control

The consensus is clear: Things are much worse in Missouri because of @GovParsonMO’s failure to take action. It’s costing our economy. It’s costing lives. And it should cost him his job.

The University of Missouri has at least 424 active student Covid-19 cases, according to the school's coronavirus dashboard

Aug 31st

With a population of 328 million in the United States, it may require 2.13 million deaths to reach a 65 percent threshold of herd immunity, assuming the virus has a 1% fatality rate.

Let’s not try out this strategy. What if the virus has a 2% fatality rate? 4.26 million deaths is acceptable?

COVID-19 spread in Kansas, Missouri college counties outpaced state rates in August

Aug 28th

Trump and the Republicans come up with a plan to kill 2.3 to 3 million Americans

They complained that 4 Benghazi deaths were too many. Now they are signing off on Putin paying Taliban to kill American Soldiers and the genocide of 2-3 million Americans.

Good thing that they are pro-life. Imagine if they were the pro-death party?

300 University of Missouri students infected with the coronavirus and cases also rising among permanent residents of Columbia

The city is limiting crowd sizes and requiring bars to close early.

Aug 26th

Missouri State University reported 141 positive cases of COVID-19 last week and only 27 of those students live on campus

The quarantine dorm MSU has is almost full. Find out what the school is doing to add more quarantine housing

Aug 25th

More than 150 University of Missouri students are positive for COVID-19, the school announced Monday, which was the first day of classes

On first day of classes, more than 150 Mizzou students have COVID-19, university says

Jackson County, Missouri is in a COVID red zone, per @JacksonCountyHD officials. The community spread of the disease is high.

Why are @LSR7 school board officials considering reopening buildings for K-3 students?

Aug 20th

Missouri Gov. On Reopening Schools: "Kids Have Got To Get Back To School...And If They Do Get COVID-19, Which They Will....They're Going To Get Over It"

Sociopath Republican Governors think nothing of sacrificing kids and the faculty and family members to reopen schools in an unsafe and deadly environment.

It is what it is! The new Republican mantra!

Aug 18th

More dastardly acts by Republicans to endanger and then bankrupt kids / parents who fall sick in Missouri schools (waivers to protect schools)

Aug 13th

75% of MO students live in counties with the highest COVID risk levels, and only 1% in counties deemed safe!!!

Aug 10th:

40+ schools have already closed nationwide after reopening last week

Missouri Republicans risk lives to score political points with push to reopen schools

Aug 9th

How widespread is COVID-19 in children? (9%) A look at the latest data as schools reopen

COVID-19 can spread in air if schools don't have proper AC, report says

Aug 8th

Missouri Budget Slashed Due To COVID-19, Education Hit The Hardest

Aug 7th

Australia follows Israel's disasterous model; School reopening results in explosion of cases; 100s of schools now closing again

Dozens of teachers, students get COVID in 1st wk

7 year old dead in GA (Kids are not immune)

Even Germany closes 2 schools

Aug 6th

Schools that open in the fall will close by October

Some teachers are retiring rather than go back to school

CDC abdicates responsibility; will let kids get sick

German schools test students twice a week

Aug 5th

Sec of State Ashcroft said he didn’t know a father who “wouldn’t risk getting COVID — even risk dying” in order to send children back to school

Trump learns nothing from 160,000 dead and wants to reopen Schools

Covid-19 may spread more easily in schools than thought, report warns.

Aug 4th

Trump administration sticks to plan to reopen schools (and infect millions?)

When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.

Aug 3rd

Trump criticizes Birx after she warns U.S. it is unsafe to reopen schools as coronavirus outbreaks are extraordinarily widespread

As the Coronavirus Comes to School, a Tough Choice: When to Close

Ex FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on MLB and Schools Reopening

July 13th

Teachers are writing their wills