Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Latest WI weekly COVID deaths, 98. Greece, 34. Finland, 2. Taiwan, 0, etc.

The average number of reported COVIC-19 deaths daily in Wisconsin for the previous seven-days was 14, so that works out to 98 deaths for the week, the official state data show

Using a New York Times world COVID-19 case and death counting tool, take a look at my selection of the prior seven-day COVID-19 death tallies in a range of other entire countries to see how much greater is the outbreak in Wisconsin which delivered 98 deaths last week (use the search box below this line in the text

The coronavirus pandemic is ebbing in some of the countries that were hit hard early on, but the number of new cases is growing faster than ever worldwide, with more than 200,000 reported each day on average.  

Belgium, 91

Egypt, 89

Hungary, 84

Portugal, 61

Jordan, 59

Japan, 45

Switzerland, 37

Kenya, 35

Greece, 34

Austria, 28

Jamaica, 27

South Korea, 15

Sweden, 15

Australia, 13

Denmark, 10

Ghana, 4

Finland, 2

New Zealand, Bermuda, Singapore, Taiwan - none


And Wisconsin's GOP-run legislature hasn't met for nearly six months to address the crisis - and ditto for gun safety, policing and judicial reforms - but is in court right now trying to overturn Gov. Evers' statewide masking order.

Because the GOP's sole agenda is undermining Gov. Evers for having the temerity fair-and-square to defeat Scott Walker in 2018.

Walker who never left his 'victory' party digs election night to deliver a concession speech to supporters and media.

WI GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, shown here in protective equipment after claiming in April that it was "incredibly safe" to go out into the pandemic and vote, has joined a lawsuit aimed at overturning Gov. Evers' subsequent masking order. 

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