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FEO NEWS JAN. 4, 2020 - Jan. 22, 2022:
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CDC COVID-19 U.S.A. Mortality Color Chart
Unfortunately entering its 3rd year

These are Updated and Archived news items, many of them outside of this website.
Eventually the links may not work. Everything's Eventual.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

People will talk and write about the year 2020, 2021, and COVID-19 for a long time. I hope this color-coded chart will be helpful.

(1) Deaths with confirmed or presumed COVID-19, coded to ICD–10 code U07.1
CDC Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

0-1,000 | 1,001-3,000 | 3,001-5,000 | 5,001-7,000 |
7,001-9,000
| 9,001-11,000 | 11,001-15,000 | 15,001+

2022

Week ending date in which deaths occurred All deaths involving COVID-19 (U07.1)1
Jan. 22 1,998
Jan. 21 - CDC cautiously reports a possible 0.0% mortality rate from COVID-19 Omicron Variant (B.1.1.529).
TESSy cautiously reports a possible 0.06% mortality rate from COVID-19 Omicron Variant (B.1.1.529).
Jan. 15 7,199
Jan. 8 9,173
Jan. 1 9,177

2021

Week ending date in which deaths occurred All deaths involving COVID-19 (U07.1)1
Dec. 25 9,028
Dec. 18 9,361
Dec. 17 - CDC lists Omicron Variant as a "Variant of Concern". Global Case fatality rate is tracked at 0.0%
Dec. 11 9,119
Dec. 4 8,384
Nov. 27 7,591
Nov. 26 - WHO recognizes Omicron Variant. World Case fatality rate is tracked at 0.0%
Nov. 20 7,094
Nov. 13 6,975
Nov. 6 7,069
Oct. 30 7,814
Oct. 23 8,780
Oct. 16 9,684
Oct. 9 11,007
Oct. 2 12,578
Sep. 25 14,162
Sep. 18 15,075
Sep. 11 15,244
Sep. 4 15,371
Aug. 28 14,083
Aug. 21 12,115
Aug. 14 9,338
Aug. 7 6,447
July 31 4,106
July 24 2,761
July 17 1,985
July 10 1,638
July 3 1,540
June 26 1,629
June 19 1,773
June 15 - CDC lists Delta Variant as a "Variant of concern".
June 12 2,037
June 5 2,345
May 31 - WHO recognizes Delta Variant. World Case fatality rate is tracked at 0.3%.
May 29 2,770
May 22 3,235
May 15 3,687
May 8 3,997
May 1 4,168
April 24 4,595
April 17 4,446
April 10 4,309
April 3 4,196
March 27 4,448
March 20 4,897
March 13 5,722
March 6 6,724
Feb. 27 8,655
Feb. 20 10,817
Feb. 13 13,528
Feb. 6 17,040
Jan. 30 20,338
Jan. 23 23,707
Jan. 16 25,718
Jan. 9 25,997
Jan. 2 24,878

 

2020

Week ending date in which deaths occurred All deaths involving COVID-19 (U07.1)1
Dec. 26 23,386
Dec. 19 22,328
Dec. 12 20,925
Dec. 5 18,568
Nov. 28 15,625
Nov. 21 13,359
Nov. 14 10,652
Nov. 7 8,763
Oct. 31 7,026
Oct. 24 5,996
Oct. 17 5,200
Oct. 10 4,821
Oct. 3 4,243
Sep. 26 4,301
Sep. 19 4,279
Sep. 12 4,627
Sep. 5 5,019
Aug. 29 5,753
Aug. 22 6,387
Aug. 15 7,262
Aug. 8 7,870
Aug. 1 8,306
July 25 8,246
July 18 7,197
July 11 5,785
July 4 4,552
June 27 3,844
June 20 3,851
June 13 4,232
June 6 5,058
May 30 6,172
May 23 7,248
May 16 9,237
May 9 11,237
May 2 13,217
April 25 15,554
April 18 17,203
April 11 16,324
April 4 10,134
March 28 3,217
March 21 588
March 14 60
March 7 38
Feb. 29 9
Feb. 22 6
Feb. 15 5
Feb. 8 3
Feb. 1 0
Jan. 25 2
Jan. 18 2
Jan. 11 1
Jan. 4 0

So! How well are you doing so far?

Archived CDC Mortality Figures for the years

2020 - 2021

UPDATES: As of January 24, 2022
The astonishing spread of the Omicron variant could help set the stage for the pandemic to transition from overwhelming to manageable in Europe this year, a top health official said on Monday, potentially offering the world a glimpse at how countries can ease restrictions while keeping the virus at bay.
Full story at The New York Times.


As of December 01, 2021
First detected on November 22 in Botswana laboratories and reported by South Africa to WHO on November 24, the latest variant of COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, is named Omicron (variant B.1.1.529) on November 26. WHO labels it a "Variant of concern" on the advice of their TAG-VE.

As of November 13, 2021
The CDC, which since July 2021 has virtually left the 2020 death toll counts alone excluding minor single digit tweaks, began reshuffling the 2020 mortality rate in earnest, although nothing that comes close to the allegedly high numbers Anthony Fauci (Head of NIAID) and Bob Anderson (Chief chief of NVSS) claimed the previous president suppressed. Since the arrival of the new administration, there have been no major leaps in the overall death count of 2020 despite the fact that the head of CDC announced they'd counted the numbers but were not allowed to reveal them under Trump.

As of August, 2021
The Delta Variant aka India Variant, was first classified in India on May 31, 2021. It's one of three variants from lineage B.1.617 of COVID-19. It's theorized to be responsible for the February 2021 second wave of COVID-19 deaths in that country. It was first identified by multiple sources in the U.S. in August.

As of September 11, 2021
Evidence builds that COVID-19 originated in a Wuhan, China lab. It's the only theory with any supporting evidence behind it. Despite the U.S. Media and Facebook's contrary reporting, there remains no science research or evidence to refute this. In fact, as of this writing, there was never evidence to substantiate a counter claim, according to WSJ and MIT, despite claims by the U.S. Media.

As of May 24, 2021, the CDC has yet again decided that no deaths in the U.S. happened in the week of Jan. 4. This following news that the long labeled "Conspiracy Theory Hoax" of COVID-19 originating in a Wuhan, China lab is still the only theory that has any supporting evidence behind it. Further, there was never any science research that conclusively proved otherwise. In fact, as of this writing, there is no evidence to substantiate a counter claim, according to WSJ and MIT.*

"The WHO-led team that visited Wuhan concluded in a joint report with Chinese experts in March that the virus most likely spread from bats to humans via another animal, and that a laboratory leak was "extremely unlikely."

However, team members said they didn't view raw data or original lab, safety and other records. On the same day the report came out, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the team hadn't adequately examined the lab leak hypothesis, and called for a fuller probe of the idea."

*

MAY 13, 2021
MIT: Top researchers are calling for a real investigation into the origin of covid-19

MAY 23, 2021
WSJ: Intelligence on Sick Staff at Wuhan Lab Fuels Debate on Covid-19 Origin

MAY 27, 2021
BBC: Covid origin: Why the Wuhan lab-leak theory is being taken seriously

NPR: Why The U.S. Thinks A Lab In Wuhan Needs A Closer Look As A Possible Pandemic Source

JUNE 17, 2021
NPR: Did COVID-19 Leak From A Lab? A Reporter Investigates — And Finds Roadblocks

SEPT. 15, 2021
INDIATV: Scientists who declined COVID-19 leak theory linked to Wuhan lab, Chinese researchers: Report

As of July 3, 2021, the CDC has decided that the death of Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID NOT occur on Jan. 4, but one week later on Jan. 11, seven days before China reported their first COVID-19 death on Jan. 18.

As of May 18, 2021, the CDC decided that the death of Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID occur on Jan. 4, thirteen days before China reported their first COVID-19 death on Jan. 18.

As of April 3, 2021, the CDC decided that Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID NOT occur on Jan. 4, but two weeks later in the week of Jan. 18 with three separate Patient Zeros.

As of Dec. 15, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines were administered in the U.S., with health-care workers and older people living in health facilities getting the first of the 2.9 million doses already manufactured.

Mutiple media sources report that the first COVID-19 death did not occur in the U.S. until February 3, 2020, but as of April 2021, CDC maintains that C-19 deaths occurred in January.

NYT reports that the first death by COVID-19 in China happened on Jan. 11, 2020. CDC reports three deaths in the U.S. by Jan. 18, 2020. NYT maintains that the first death in the U.S. did not happen until Feb. 29, 2020 - Leap Year day. NYT also maintains that, due to the inherent incompetence of the Chinese Government, precautions, cautions, and other measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 were intentionally bungled by the Chinese bureacracy.
A Timeline of the Coronavirus Pandemic (Way Back Machine at archive.org).

National Public Radio (NPR), claims that the first death in the U.S. was both on Feb. 29, 2020 in Seattle, Washington, and Feb. 6, 2020 in Santa Clara County, California.

The Center For Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) of the University of Minnesota, confirms the first two U.S. COVID-19 deaths on Feb. 6 in Santa Clara County, California.

This is not meant to be either a damning or glib statement regarding conflicting news from various sources. What's important to remember is that no one source has all the answers and believing otherwise is a matter of faith. The spread of such faith in single sources for news leads to misinformation.

Throughout the 17 months of doing this graph, and the 10 months of making it public here, I arbitrarily locked the updates whenever I felt a curious change took place. Please note that my curiousity factor in archiving these frozen moments is due to my personal filter and so empirical.

Locked archive links provided below.

Aug. 17, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Aug. 12, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

July 31, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

July 10, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

May 18, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Mar. 13, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Jan. 16, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Nov. 21, 2020: COVID-19 Graph

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