Meanwhile, Things Are Turning Up for COVID in D.C.

And that might not be good–I wrote turning up, not looking up. While I don’t know how to translate wastewater COVID data into an actual prevalence that can be used to assess risk, it still gives us useful information about the trajectory of COVID (though it should be taken with a grain of salt). Here’s the wastewater data for D.C:

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Nice sharp, upward turn there. Alexandria, VA is heading downward:

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But Arlington, VA is heading upward too (there are no nearby Maryland data):

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June or July could be really ugly. Hopefully, I’m wrong, but if I’m not, there is no policy in place to do anything about it.

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1 Response to Meanwhile, Things Are Turning Up for COVID in D.C.

  1. coloncancercommunity says:

    I’m so sick of people saying that COVID is now “just a cold”.

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