Could California see 25.5 million coronavirus cases in two months?

On Wednesday, in a letter asking President Trump for help handling the novel coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom made a startling prediction: More than half of Californians could be infected with the fast-moving sickness in a two-month period.

That would be 25.5 million people, with the potential for more than 5 million — 20% — requiring hospitalization. The state is attempting to build capacity in its hospitals to about 100,000 beds.

Taken together, the potential number of patients is alarming, given the capacity to help them.

But is it accurate?

Kent State public health professor Tara Smith said it was “unlikely” millions of infections would hit so quickly with social restrictions in place. …

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  1. “could be infected” —–typical democrat spiel, give themselves cover while spreading fear among our people. It reminds me of the “put you all back in chains” BS claimed by bloviated Biden or “the world will end in 12 years” by another quack America hating democrat. Then we have another famous democrat, Al Gore, who spread fear that the polar bears are going to die off —– but since 2005 the population has in fact been on the increase. This goes on and on and on but the idiots keep voting for such fear mongering morons —– or maybe they are not morons ——- just liars.

  2. You are 150% correct John. More BS by Pretty Boy Newsom.

  3. Franklin S says

    Take full advantage of every crises situation. . . that’s what the progressive dems are especially good at.

  4. They are using the same computer model they use for the global warming scare, fake crap !!

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