Thursday, May 07, 2020

Kansas City Coronavirus Stat Update As Lockdown Rules Quickly Change

Our nightly glimpse at the local impact of the pandemic in Kansas City and throughout the Heartland . . .

KCMO Health Department: As of May, 7 KCMO has recorded 715 positive COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths

KMBC: Missouri reports 239 new coronavirus cases Thursday, bringing state total to 9,341. 22 new deaths reported and 418 people have died from the disease.

KCN: Cases of coronavirus in Kansas now stand at 6,144, with 147 deaths

More local links and a big picture perspective after the jump . . .

Complicated Kansas City Reopen Almost Explained

REOPEN KC: When and how parts of the Kansas City metro area will reopen

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said their stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 outbreak will end May 3. Many Kansas City metro area cities and counties are on board with the move to reopen businesses and institutions.In Missouri, local health authorities may enforce more restrictive public health requirements for businesses or individuals.

More Medical Protest

Truman Medical workers demand more PPE, COVID-19 testing

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - On Thursday, local hospital workers were demanding hazard pay as they work on the frontlines of this pandemic. Among the list of things they want from Truman Medical Center are more PPE and COVID-19 testing for all hospital workers.

Prez Trump Contradicts CDC

Trump administration rejects CDC guidance on reopening US amid coronavirus

The Trump administration will not implement the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 17-page draft recommendation for reopening America, a senior CDC official confirmed to CNN Thursday.

Reopen How-To . . .

The Dos and Don'ts of Reopening

Many Americans now can eat at restaurants, go shopping, and get a haircut. But should they? Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. The month of May marks a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

COVID-19 Competition Cont’d

As US-China rivalry heightens, the pandemic could tilt global power in Beijing's favor

The coronavirus pandemic will fuel the already-bad rivalry between the U.S. and China, and could even tilt the balance of global power in Beijing's favor, analysts say. Tensions have already flared on a few fronts since the pandemic started. Washington and Beijing are sniping at one another about the true extent and origin of the coronavirus outbreak.

Pandemic STD Risk Reboot

Coronavirus found in men's semen

(CNN) The new coronavirus can persist in men's semen even after they have begun to recover, a finding that raises the possibility the virus could be sexually transmitted, Chinese researchers said Thursday. A team at Shangqiu Municipal Hospital tested 38 male patients treated there at the height of the pandemic in China, in January and February.

Local New Rules Again

KC is "soft opening"-what does that mean and why have the rules already changed?

Photo by Jim Nimmo We're in The New New Normal. What does that look like? Most non-essential business operations that are open to the public, such as retail stores and personal care services, can resume in-person operations, operating under what the mayor described as "a 10/10/10 rule."

Developing . . .


Anonymous said...

The rules will continually change because Rex said so. And Quinton does as he's told.

Don't doubt the disease is serious. There's just not much leadership to get us through it.

Nobody Like The Gopher said...

^^^ Possibly. When will you be running for office?

Anonymous said...

Judas Priest just look at the size of those nurses protesting.

What a fucking country. An utter disgrace.

Anonymous said...

Ouch ^^^

Anonymous said...

^^^ some real heifers out there protesting.

Anonymous said...

^^Some real depressed and lonely geezers on here crying as per the usual.