Covid 19 — What the Data Tells Us

Josh Ketter
Jun 3, 2020 · 11 min read

The Punchline: We got it wrong and now we’re largely tracking it wrong...

Did you know the “new cases” in daily reports are actually “old infections newly reported”??? Most of what is reported is old news and not indicative of what is happening or how we are trending.

We must look at “Date of Onset” to do ACCURATE trend analysis, but the CDC stopped reporting onset data in April.

Date of Report vs. Date of Onset