April 5. Ventilators are a last resort.
Watching CNN, they said that the Coronavirus patients that go onto ventilators stay on them for three weeks. Only 30% survive their complications after that. They also said that 15% of those with the Coronavirus enter hospitals. Dr. Fauci said that perhaps up to 50% of who catch the Coronavirus are asymptomatic. Trump pushed the speculative hydrochloroquine with Z-pack, but it can cause complications, including heart arrhythmia.
Worldwide, there have been 1.20 million cases, and 64,774 deaths. The US has 8,496 deaths, of which 3,564 are from New York, including 2,624 from New York City.
California has 322 deaths, and Los Angeles County has 119 deaths.
Here is the April 5 chart of Domains, Cases, and Percent Increases from yesterday.
|Los Angeles County||5,277||15.6%|
Louisiana is again very high at 21.4%, and so is Virginia at 19.6%. A lot are around 15%, including Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Arizona, and Los Angeles County.