News from this local advocacy think tank is usually met with skepticism but deserves consideration nevertheless . . . And so, promoters of urban density and a myriad of civic schemes now claim expertise in public health.
Money line . . .
"An average of 120 people are newly admitted to Kansas City area hospitals each day, according to data from the Mid-America Regional Council. KU Hospital reported its highest number of COVID-19 patients ever on Thursday morning."
Check-it . . .
New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are continuing to reach new highs in both Kansas and Missouri and increasing at a faster rate than at any point during the pandemic. Changes in how hospital capacity is reported are showing that the Kansas City area has fewer intensive care units than previous data suggested, and those units have been filling quickly.