Thursday, April 30, 2020

Kansas City Coronavirus Stat Update As Reopen Comeback Looks Tough



As usual, we offer a quick look at local pandemic stats and numbers in order to keep track of the pandemic progress and push back . . .


KCMO Health Department: As of April 30th, KCMO has recorded 543 positive COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths

KMBC: Kansas reported an increase of 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 4,238 cases. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said there have been 129 deaths from the virus, up four since Wednesday. Health officials said 523 patients have been hospitalized.

KCTV5: According to the DHSS, there are now 7,562 COVID-19 cases in Missouri. There have been 329 deaths.

Accordingly, here are a few links we're sharing that offer even more context . . .

Beautiful KC Comeback???

KC hair salons expect to be packed once they're allowed to reopen

Hide Transcript Show Transcript I FEEL PRETTY GOOD ABOUT RETURNING. REPORTER: TUCKED BACK IN THE CORNER OF THE BARRY TRAIL SHOPPING CENTER -- WE CANNOT PERFORM A SERVICE WITHOUT BEING SIX-FEET FROM YOU TODAY. REPORTER: SALON ON BARRY OWNER JOY BATALIA SAYS THE CHALLENGES HAVE BEEN VERY REAL, BUT SHE REMAINS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT REOPENING, AND DOING IT SAFELY.


Lesson In Persistence

Local community colleges, universities planning for fall in face of COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While many are looking to get back to business, students are focusing on going back to school. The fall may be months away, but planning for college takes time. We looked into what colleges are doing to adapt to their future post pandemic.


Rising Local Biz

Loans help business owners get by, but soon they'll need customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The owner of Buffalo State Pizza Company said he can sleep a little easier at night now. Monday, Philippe LeChevin received a loan from the federal government's Payroll Protection Program. The loan will allow him to hire back some of the employees he laid off when business dropped during the stay-at-home orders.


EPIC Cononavirus Tweet Deal To Prez Trump Disrupted

After One Tweet To President Trump, This Man Got $69 Million From New York For Ventilators

We may all be at home, but that hasn't stopped our reporters from breaking exclusive stories like this one. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today .


Pandemic Politics To Flesh Out

Where's the Beef? | National Review

The answer could affect people's dinner tables - and Trump's reelection chances. merica's meat processing-plants are hard-hit by COVID-19. Speculation runs that the immigrant laborers are less aware of health precautions given in English and that their living situations and the "elbow-to-elbow" nature of work at these industrial butchers and packers make them especially vulnerable.


Conornavirus Covers The World

After lockdown, a world of masks

Dismissed as useless, now apparently indispensable-wearing a face mask as protection from the new coronavirus is becoming commonplace around the world as countries begin to emerge from lockdowns. Here is a snapshot of the global measures on masks -mandatory, recommended or optional-provided by AFP bureaus worldwide.


Keep Distance From Doggies

CDC extends coronavirus social-distancing guidelines to pets

Now even dogs have to roll over for the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is telling pet owners that their furry family members need to follow the same social-distancing rules as everyone else during the COVID-19 pandemic - including keeping away from their other four-legged friends.


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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

There's still plenty of salad but nobody cares.

Anonymous said...

Belton and Liberty will be open Monday so they are inviting all of KC to come and do business in their beautiful cities.

Anonymous said...

^^Nah. I think I'll stay home and let the rubes get the Rona.

Harold Eugene Johnson said...

Fools rush in where wise men fear to tread. But herd immunity takes a lot longer when everyone needs to contract a slightly lethal virus so the fittest can survive a problem than can't be avoided forever.