Blog Post Date: Aug 22nd, 2020
Blog Post Last Update: Sep 2nd, 2020
Ohio is a state in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States.
Capital is Columbus. Population is 11.69 million. Governor is Mike DeWine (Republican).
Just some thoughts on what we can expect to see happen in Ohio in the next few months.
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.
NATIONAL SCHOOL COVID database! A dedicated educator's local project, initiated out of anticipation of the upcoming academic year, has grown into a national database that tracks coronavirus-related school closings, quarantines, cases and deaths. #COVID19 https://t.co/XHgOKSIOQR— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) August 22, 2020
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)
Perhaps not the time to reopen schools? https://t.co/Mh0nYwXLms— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) August 16, 2020
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!
Ohio COVID-19 Case Numbers Spike As Colleges Reopen
Ohio COVID-19 Case Numbers Spike As Colleges Reopen, Test https://t.co/UlxUvZk6EA— Ohio Conference AAUP (@OHaaup) September 2, 2020
University of Dayton One Alert Level Away From Vacating Campus Amid 700+ COVID-19 Cases
Ohio opening schools / colleges just as COVID cases are surging (not ideal at all to send kids to school in these conditions)
With schools and colleges reopening Ohio's new daily COVID-19 cases are the highest since late July. https://t.co/gSIT3YvD7a— Lynn Hulsey (@LynnHulseyDDN) September 2, 2020
Ohio bill to shield first responders, businesses and schools from COVID-19 related lawsuits
More evil by the GOP. Force parents to send kids to school in dangerous conditions and then take away their ability to sue the schools if their kid dies of COVID https://twitter.com/OhioBureauBot/status/1301227530955833345
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?
“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 percent fatality rate.”— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 31, 2020
Let’s not try out this strategy. https://t.co/r27ynkJghl
Like Ohio State, the University of Dayton is also seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases.
The university suspects it's from students gathering without masks and not properly social distancing.
Like Ohio State, the University of Dayton is also seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases. The university suspects it's from students gathering without masks and not properly social distancing. From @KatieKapustaTV https://t.co/VZGq7OaRDP— Spectrum News 1 OH (@SpectrumNews1OH) August 29, 2020
Order Would Require Ohio Schools Report COVID-19 Cases
But will they really? Afterall it is a Republican Governed state. You expect fraud and deception!
Order Would Require Ohio Schools Report COVID-19 Cases https://t.co/6sivLob1no— Tennessee Star (@TheTNStar) August 29, 2020
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?
BREAKING NEWS: Senior White House Official Tells CNN That "Everybody" in America Will Get COVID-19; White House Statement Is Consistent With Trump's Reported Desire to Execute a "Herd Immunity" Pandemic Response; Experts Say Such a Plan Would Kill Millions pic.twitter.com/DFEJbbV5Qc— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) August 28, 2020
49 Lebanon City Schools students are now in quarantine after a third student tested positive for COVID-19 Friday, the school district announced.
Ohio State University launches covid-19 testing dashboard
Inbox: Ohio State University launches covid-19 testing dashboard.— Jake Zuckerman (@jake_zuckerman) August 25, 2020
Data from Aug 14-22:
-Of 6,805 students tested, 80 cases found.
-Of 822 staff tested, 12 cases found
Classes started today https://t.co/MaZh2oF6Ag pic.twitter.com/H8Zadgn4j2
Ohio State University temporarily has suspended more than 200 students who it says broke guidelines around social gatherings during the pandemic
The Ohio State University temporarily has suspended more than 200 students who it says broke guidelines around social gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/Ey7yTuxFXi— CNN (@CNN) August 25, 2020
Nearly 50 students of southern Ohio high school now in quarantine after third classmate tests COVID-19 positive in first four days of in-person classes
District now doing its own contact tracing.
Nearly 50 students of southern Ohio high school now in quarantine after third classmate tests COVID-19 positive in first four days of in-person classes; district now doing its own contact tracing https://t.co/2hwaBM3WL0— Brad Hughes (@GYMObrad) August 22, 2020
9-year-old Middletown, OH girl dies after contracting COVID, brain inflammation. Why are we opening schools?
And we’re reopening schools https://t.co/RTJpZCR3sE— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) August 21, 2020
40+ schools have already closed nationwide after reopening last week
Here Are the More Than 40 Schools That Have Already Closed for COVID | News Break https://t.co/qcOLPb1TFN— 💥😷Trevor Nelson😷💥 (@CTrevorNelson) August 11, 2020
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
Australia follows Israel's disasterous model; School reopening results in explosion of cases; 100s of schools now closing again
I live in Victoria in Australia, a state suffering a terrible COVID 2nd wave outbreak right now.— James Rooney (@Grungeholio) August 7, 2020
Schools opening were a key component in driving 2nd wave cases.
👇This👇 is what Wall St. servants like Schumer are condemning America to.
Dozens of teachers, students get COVID in 1st wk
Within 11 days of schools opening, dozens of students and teachers have gotten COVID-19: 'I truly wish we'd kept our children home' https://t.co/oRYAvcmVQF— Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 (@joncoopertweets) August 7, 2020
7 year old dead in GA (Kids are not immune)
A 7-year-old has died of Covid-19 in Georgia, the youngest victim of the virus in the state, according to data compiled by the state health department.— CNN (@CNN) August 7, 2020
The boy was from Chatham County on Georgia's coast, and had no underlying health conditions. https://t.co/TF0tySH6B7
Schools that open in the fall will close by October
Some teachers are retiring rather than go back to school
With no end in sight to the coronavirus, some teachers are retiring rather than go back to school https://t.co/D1QBQk2EFI— TIME (@TIME) August 6, 2020
CDC abdicates responsibility; will let kids get sick
"One of the things we've missed this year has been a strong voice from the Centers for Disease Control … I think this message of just open the schools without a real plan to do it safely is potentially very dangerous," Dr. Paul Sax says.https://t.co/1GsKx22Ec1— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 6, 2020
German schools test students twice a week
📍TESTED TWICE A WEEK—German school students get free #COVID19 saliva tests twice a week, with results emailed the very next day.— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) August 6, 2020
➡️ Oh, plus, this was back in May. Can we ask if we have truly done enough for our kids? https://t.co/027ciVpw61
Trump learns nothing from 160,000 dead and wants to reopen Schools
Nearly 160,000 Americans have died in the pandemic, yet Trump has learned nothing about the coronavirus. His latest Fox & Friends interview proved it. https://t.co/2LbAbUB5EL— Vox (@voxdotcom) August 5, 2020
Covid-19 may spread more easily in schools than thought, report warns.
Covid-19 may spread more easily in schools than thought, report warns https://t.co/aANx0S2UcS— Guardian news (@guardiannews) August 5, 2020
Trump administration sticks to plan to reopen schools (and infect millions?)
Trump administration sticks to schools plan as U.S. nears 5 million coronavirus cases https://t.co/avrK4upyQe— Post Politics (@postpolitics) August 4, 2020
When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.
The Israeli government, confident it had beaten the coronavirus, invited students back to school in May.— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 4, 2020
Within days, infections were reported at a Jerusalem high school. It became the largest outbreak in a single school in Israel, possibly the world. https://t.co/QYQKN3Vmu8
Trump criticizes Birx after she warns U.S. it is unsafe to reopen schools as coronavirus outbreaks are extraordinarily widespread
Live updates: Trump criticizes Birx after she warns U.S. coronavirus outbreaks are "extraordinarily widespread" https://t.co/7Z767wY8Ge— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 3, 2020
As the Coronavirus Comes to School, a Tough Choice: When to Close
Full story here by @smervosh and @ShawnHubler looking at when schools that open might have to shut down again. "As soon as you open classrooms, within two weeks, teachers and students will get sick," one expert told them. https://t.co/FhmNzx9rUh— Scott Dodd (@scottdodd) August 4, 2020
Ex FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on MLB and Schools Reopening
"This is highly infections, and MLB didn't do what NBA did to put in place a really strict bubble," says @ScottGottliebMD. "It is a warning of what could potentially happen if we aren't very careful with the schools." pic.twitter.com/j1hKXQ1z7S— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) August 3, 2020
Teachers are writing their wills
"Teachers are writing their wills."— CNN (@CNN) July 13, 2020
A Texas high school teacher describes the anxiety among teachers about having face-to-face instruction in the fall, noting that the state's current education plan is "ignoring all the facts about how the virus works." https://t.co/keK6J9NGWl pic.twitter.com/2qqzMXufc9