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As of October 15, 216 025 deaths from coronavirus disease 2019 have been reported in the United States *; however, this number might underestimate the total impact of the pandemic on mortality. Measures of excess deaths have been used to estimate the impact of public health pandemics or disasters, particularly when there are questions about underascertainment of deaths directly attributable to event or cause. Excess deaths are defined as the number of people who have died from all causes, in excess of the expected number of deaths due to place and time. This report describes trends and demographic patterns in excess deaths during January 26 - October 3 2020. Expect numbers of deaths were estimated using overdispersed Poisson regression models with spline terms to account for seasonal patterns, using provisional mortality data from CDCs National Vital Statistics System. Weekly numbers of deaths by age group and race / ethnicity were assessed to examine the difference between the weekly number of deaths occurring in 2020 and the average number occurring in the same week during 2015 - 2019 and percentage change in 2020. Overall, estimated 299 028 excess deaths have occurred in the United States from late January through October 3 2020, with two thirds of these attributed to COVID - 19. The largest percentage increases were seen among adults aged 25 - 44 years and among Hispanic or Latino people. These results provide information about the degree to which COVID - 19 deaths might be underascertained and inform efforts to prevent mortality directly or indirectly associated with COVID - 19 pandemic, such as efforts to minimize disruptions to health care. Estimates of excess deaths can provide a comprehensive account of mortality related to the COVID - 19 pandemic, including deaths that are directly or indirectly attributable to COVID - 19. Estimates of numbers of deaths directly attributable to COVID - 19 might be limited by factors such as availability and use of diagnostic testing and accurate and complete reporting of cause of death information on death certificate. Excess death analyses are not subject to these limitations because they examine historical trends in all - cause mortality to determine the degree to which observed numbers of deaths differ from historical norms. In April 2020, CDCs National Center for Health Statistics will begin publishing data on excess deaths associated with the COVID - 19 pandemic. This report describes trends and demographic patterns in the number of excess deaths occurring in the United States from January 26 2020, through October 3 2020, and differences by age and race / ethnicity using provisional mortality data from NVSS. Excess deaths are typically defined as the number of people who have died from all causes, in excess of the expected number of deaths for give place and time. A detailed description of the methodology for estimating excess deaths has been described previously. Briefly, expected numbers of deaths are estimated using overdispersed Poisson regression models with spline terms to account for seasonal patterns. Average expect number, as well as upper bound of 95% prediction interval, are used as thresholds to determine the number of excess deaths and percentage excess.

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Find an updated count of COVID - 19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. New California unemployment claims fall to lowest in pandemic LA County officials announce elementary schools can apply to reopen without union Support 10: 45 am: Many parents are not ready to send kids back to school, polls show distance - learning is a struggle for many California families. But a pair of new polls suggest most parents dont want to send their kids back to school yet. A survey by Education Trust West shows only 35% of California parents say their children's distance learning has been successful this fall. That is way down from 57% at the beginning of the pandemic. But an unrelated poll commissioned by the California Teachers Association shows only 10% want full - on return to classrooms. Forty percent want hybrid learning and half say schools should be fully remote. Remote Education has been particularly difficult for some families. More than six months into the pandemic, majority of Latino and low - income parents still report issues with internet and technology access. Cal / OSHA has conducted on - site safety inspections for only 5% of COVID - 19 related complaints, according to CalMatters. Coronavirus outbreaks have affected and killed workers in various workplaces like strawberry fields, meatpacking plants, fast - food chains, and garment factories. The 5% inspection rate is a steep decline from previous years, where Cal / OSHA conducted inspections on 25% of complaints. Since the pandemic start, Cal / OSHA has instead been sending employers letters asking them to respond to any worker concerns, As mandated by the March Executive order from Gov. Gavin Newsom. Due to lack of on - site inspections, Cal / OSHA ca cite employers for any safety or health violations, possibly causing underreporting in cases. 10: 50 am: Some Nevada Health districts say they 've been shut out of governors decisions on pandemic Health Officials in Nevada's two largest counties say that the governor have shut them out of the pandemic decision - making process, according to the Associated Press. The Las Vegas Review - Journal also reported that officials from Southern Nevada Health District and Washoe County Health District sent out a joint letter with a list of complaints to Gov. Steve Sisolak. Those Health officials say that excluding them in States policy discussions or development of COVID - 19 plans has complicated their local responses to the pandemic. The letter also mentions that local authorities have had to quickly shift their plans and resources in response to the governor's last - minute changes. 10: 39 am: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak will be testing for coronavirus Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak will be tested for COVID - 19 and work out of his LA Vegas office indefinitely after it was confirmed staff member at his State Capitol Carson City office tested positive for the disease, according to the Associated Press. On Tuesday, Communications Director Meghin Delaney said that staffers have no in - person contact with Gov. Sisolak since mid - September. She also noted that Sisolak left Northern Nevada on Sept. 17 to work from his LA Vegas office, and has since then.

Monday, October 19

11: 00 am: Every registered active Californian voter will get a mail - in ballot for the first time due to the pandemic. This November's election could test California's commitment to voting by mail. While Californians have been voting by mail for years, not every county has fully embraced it. Counties like Los Angeles haven't fully adopted mail - in voting, while in March, over 75% of ballots cast in primary came from mail - in voting. This year, every active registered voter will get a ballot by mail at least 29 days before the election. State officials hope it will encourage more people to try mail - in voting to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. To get more information on mail - in voting and to preview your ballot, visit CapRadio's Election 2020 Voter Guide.

Thursday, October 8

9: 55 am: Yolo County offering free Flu shots to residents Yolo County is offering free Flu vaccines starting on Oct. 6 through Oct. 27 to help fight Flu this fall. On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a press conference update on COVID - 19 that Californians should get flu shot to help prevent what some have referred to as twindemic, which is a potential second wave of COVID - 19 transmissions that happen concurrently. Newsom said this possible twindemic would be putting stress, putting pressure on our hospital system at the same time, draining resources and impacting on the quality of care all of us deserve. Yolo County residents interested in getting Flu shot can either go to any of seven currently planned locations across the county without appointment or schedule one by calling 666 - 8552. They can also visit their country's website to get updated information on locations and times. 9: 33 am: US and others refuse to join international COVID - 19 vaccine distribution ambitious international project to deliver possible future coronavirus vaccine to the world's most disadvantaged people is facing potential shortage of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines, according to Associated Press. Even recipients of vaccines are becoming skeptical. One of the most substantial obstacles is that rich countries have locked up most of the world's potential vaccine supply through all of 2021. Countries like the US and others have refused to join the project, called Covax. Harvard University Global Health Expert Alicia Yamin says she fears that the window is closing for Covax to be pulled off. She also said that developing countries probably will not get vaccinated until 2022 or 2023.

Friday, October 2

4: 53 pm: Nevada to allow non - contact rec league sports to continue. Nevadans will be able to compete in recreational league sports again starting Saturday, after months of being shut down due to COVID - 19. Governor Steve Sisolak announced Friday that youth and adult teams will be allowed to meet again, but the new policy comes with some restrictions. Not all sports will be allowed under this directive, Sisolak say. Only minimal - contact and non - contact sports will be allow. Baseball, soccer and swimming all make the cut, but not full - contact sports like football, boxing and basketball, which pose a greater threat to transmission. Leagues will have to provide screening and temperature checks for athletes and spectators. And after the game is over, Sisolak asks everyone in attendance to leave immediately to reduce the risk of new infections. Sisolak also appeals to non - players to demonstrate safe behavior at sporting events. Coaches and parents are role models. They are not passive spectators, he say. If they wear masks, itll encourage everybody to wear their masks and I am confident they will. The new policy doesnt apply to high school or college sports, which have their own COVID - 19 safety regulations.

Wednesday, September 30

The US government is drafting a plan on how to make future COVID - 19 vaccines free to all Americans. At the same time, top government health officials are being asked to answer about any political interference in government scientific information. Associated Press reports that there may be an accompanying playbook for different localities and states. 5: 10 pm: California says college virus cases part of community spread California officials say the state won't consider removing college students ' virus cases from countys data because they are part of the community and can contribute to the spread of illness. The issue arises as San Diego County has seen more than 700 cases among college students and others that have helped drive up infections. The county's chief administrative officer has said she would ask the State to exclude San Diego State University cases from its account, but Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's not considering that. While California has seen virus infections slow in recent weeks, San Diego County has recorded a recent increase, which could lead to additional restrictions. Any plans for the Pac - 12 to join the Big Ten in returning to football are on hold due to health policies in two states within the conference. The Big Ten changed course and said it will begin an eight - game football schedule on Oct. 23. The Pac - 12 has also reconsidered starting its football season this fall, but does not have approval from state and local health officials in California and Oregon to start contact practices. On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says state regulations do not prevent college football from starting. There's nothing in our guidelines that prevents these games from occurring, Newsom say. There is nothing in the guidelines saying the Pac - 12 cannot move forward. Pac - 12 has announced a partnership that would give conferences schools capacity to perform daily, rapid COVID - 19 tests on athletes.

Tuesday, September 29

2: 49 pm: Airline workers facing layoffs due to lack of pandemic aid package About 40 000 workers in the airline industry are facing layoffs on Thursday unless Congress comes up with another aid package, according to the Associated Press. Many employees are worried about how theyll pay for basics like food, mortgages, health insurance or rent. The original $25 billion aid package given to airliners at the start of the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from laying off workers, but that clause expires on Thursday. Some airline workers are holding out hope that another agreement can still be reach. While Congress has been considering another round of airline aid for weeks, it has been mixed into debate over a more extensive National relief package. 1: 54 pm: COVID - 19 cases rising amongst children as schools reopen across the country after preying heavily on older adults in spring, coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens, according to the Associated Press. Authorities say that this trend appears to be driven by school reopenings and resumption of playdates, sports and other activities. An American Academy of Pediatrics report released Tuesday shows children of all ages now make up 10% of all US cases, up from 2% of cases in April. Another new government report says cases of school - age children began rising in September. 1: 41 pm: Pop - up testing site in Elk Grove on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 California National Guard will be operating community - base COVID - 19 Pop - up testing site at Valley - Hi Library in Elk Grove starting Wednesday. The clinic will be open on September 30 and October 1, with testing beginning at 8 am. All tests will be done on a first - come - first - serve basis until the daily capacity of 100 tests is reach. No appointments are necessary, and there are no prerequisites for testing, such as having symptoms. People interested in getting the test need to be 18 years or older, have a valid ID, and contact information for test results. Results will be provided to residents within 3 - 5 business days after testing. The Sacramento County Public Health lab will be doing all of the coronavirus processing. Future Pop - up sites are plan, and locations will be assessed weekly. Location announcements will be posted on the Sacramento County testing page day before Pop - up. Residents in surrounding communities will also be notified via Next Door, Sacramento County social media, and community partners.

Saturday, September 26

Sacramento Bee is leaving its downtown headquarters at 21 and Q Streets. Paper made an announcement itself online and in Friday's print edition. The building has housed Bee's offices, newsroom and printing press since May of 1952. Departure will be gradual over next year, with printing outsource to vendors in Northern California. At least 200 production employees will lose their jobs when that happen. Bee says most of its reporters work from home in response to the COVID - 19 pandemic and that will continue. When it is safe to do so, paper reports, new newsrooms in smaller, less expensive physical buildings will begin operations.

Thursday, September 24

1: 51 pm: California public health officials can now join the state address protection program. California public health officials will now have the option to make their home address confidential. It is part of an effort to protect these employees from hostile threats related to the COVID - 19 pandemic. The States Safe At Home program was previously reserved for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, victims of stalking, human trafficking or elder abuse and reproductive health care workers. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an order to allow health officials to access the program. Kat Deburgh with the Health Officers Association of California says this is a necessary step. Health officers entered this field to protect people, and this new era of vitriol and partisanship has really changed things. She said 10 public health officials have resigned since the beginning of the pandemic. One of them was health officer for Orange County, who stepped down following protests outside her home. 11: 07 am: CDC releases safety guidelines for Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and Thanksgiving trick - or - treating isn't recommended this Halloween, according to new guidelines released by the USCenters for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC has recently released information on activity risk levels of fall holidays, including Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Thanksgiving. Some suggestions for lower - risk activities for Halloween include: doing Halloween scavenger hunts where children look for Halloween - theme decorations outside and from a distance around their neighborhood. Having scavenger hunt - style trick - or - treat search with household members inside your home or in your backyard. Moderate risk activities include preparing Halloween goodie bags and placing them At edge of driveway or yard for neighborhood children to take them. One of the highest risk activities is participating in traditional trick - or - treating and attending crowded indoor costume parties. Cdc recommends avoiding those to help mitigate the spread of COVID - 19. Cdc also has a list of recommendations on how to safely celebrate religious holidays this fall like Yom Kippur, Navratri, and Diwali.

Wednesday, October 21

2: 59 pm: Court orders California to decrease San Quentin State Prison population by half due to pandemic. San Quentin State Prison, one of the world's most famous prisons, needs to cut its population to less than half of its design capacity, according to the Associated Press. The California appeals Court has ordered State corrections officials to cut the population, citing deliberate indifference to the plight of people currently incarcerated there throughout the COVID - 19 pandemic. On Wednesday, State Prison officials said they are deciding whether to appeal. Otherwise, order will force them to parole or transfer about 1 100 people serving time in State Prison north of San Francisco. San Quentin is California's oldest Prison, and is home to its only death row. It was the site of one of the nation's worst Coronavirus outbreaks, with 28 inmate deaths and 2 200 infections. 2: 01 pm: Nevada has no plans to curb the COVID - 19 spike while the rate of Coronavirus infections is steadily rising in Nevada, State officials have no plans to reimplement any restrictions to curb virus spread, according to the Associated Press. Gov. Steve Sisolak said on Tuesday that the State's spike was in line with national and worldwide trends. He said he hops not to bring back more restrictions on businesses and large public gatherings and implored residents not to succumb to COVID fatigue. The infection rate has been increasing since the State eased public gathering restrictions on Oct. 1. Since the caseload is high, White House Coronavirus Task Force has since re - designated the State as a red zone. 11: 16 am: Fresno private school fin $15 00 for continuing teaching in classrooms Fresno County Immanuel Schools have been ordered to pay $15 000 for defying judges ' order to close classrooms and stop in - person teaching, according to the Associated Press. A three - month legal battle between a private K - 12 Christian School and County and State officials went all the way up to Fresno County Superior Court. The decision to fine Reedley School came on Tuesday. This judgment may be the first of its kind against California School for violating health orders to slow the spread of COVID - 19. 10: 55 am: Several Northern California counties move to less restrictive Coronavirus tier, one becomes more restrictive Several Northern California counties have moved into Coronavirus safety color tiered system, according to SF Gate. Butte and Napa counties both moved from the red tier to the less restrictive orange tier, allowing some more businesses to open. San Francisco County has progressed from orange to yellow, which is the least restrictive tier. San Francisco will move forward with opening offices up to 25% capacity and allowing some activities like indoor dining to 50% capacity starting Nov. 3. Shasta County has instead moved back to the purple tier, most restrictive tier, due to the recent spike in cases.

Tuesday, October 20

4: 30 pm: No Disneyland yet, but California theme parks get path to reopening. Major California theme parks like Disneyland have a way to go before they can reopen. State Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly today unveiled the reopening plan for major outdoor public venues Tuesday. It allows parks with capacity of less than 15 000 to reopen if the park's home county is in the orange tier. Parks with larger capacities will have to wait until their county is in the least - restrictive yellow tier. Disneyland can hold about 85 000 people and is in County that is still in the Red tier, two levels up. Guidance states that smaller theme parks may reopen with limited capacity, each 25% or 500 people, whichever is fewer. Smaller theme parks may only offer outdoor attractions, and ticket sales will be limited to visitors from the County where the theme park is locate. Face masks will be required at all times, unless person is eating or drinking. 1: 49 pm: Older workers are facing higher unemployment amid pandemic A New study from New School in New York City found that workers 55 and older lost their jobs sooner and were rehired slower during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Associated Press. These workers continue to face higher job losses than their counterparts, those aged 35 to 54. From April through September, study found that older workers ' unemployment rate was 9. 7% compared to 8. 6% for mid - career workers. All of this was based on a six - month rolling average. Study also say that the rate was far worse for older workers who are black, women, or lack college degrees. 1: 41 pm: Nevada is seeing historically high voting rates due to mail - in ballots. Nevada's decision to mail all active voters ballots amid the pandemic has led to historically high return rates and less early voting than in 2016, according to the Associated Press. With more than two weeks until the election, more than twice as many Nevada voters have returned ballots by mail than in the entire 2016 Election. On Monday, election officials reported that nearly 176 000 voters have returned mail - in ballots in early October, versus less than 79 000 voters that cast absentee or in all - mail precincts in 2016. Register Democrats have returned ballots at higher rates than registered Republicans, who have historically preferred voting on Election Day rather than early. 10: 55 am: Feared jump in coronavirus hospitalizations in California hasnt happened while the predicted jump in coronavirus hospitalization cases in California hasnt happen, Gov. Gavin Newsom isnt going to change what he calls slow and stubborn approach to reopening, according to the Associated Press. In September, Newsom administration warned of a possible 89% increase in hospitalizations by the end of October, but hospitalizations have dropped by 15% since then. On Monday, Newsom warned of a decline in the rate of hospitalizations. Newsom said he saw a slight uptick in hospitalizations across the state last week and that it reminder that continued vigilance is needed.

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Timeline of Events

Coronavi rus, which surfaced in the Chinese seafood and poultry market late last year, has spread to AT least 177 countries, killing more than 610 200 and sickening more than 14. 7 million in a matter of months. The World Health Organization has declared the situation Pandemic. Chinese authorities closed off Wuhan by canceling planes and trains leaving city, and suspending buses, subways and ferries within it. At this point, AT least 17 people had died and more than 570 others had been infect, including in Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, South Korea and the United States. After a two - week trip to Southeast Asia, more than 3 600 passengers begin quarantine aboard Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Yokohama, Japan. Officials started Screening Passengers, and the number of people WHO Test Positive has become the largest number of Coronavirus Cases outside China. By Feb. 13, number stood AT 218. When they began leaving ship on Feb. 19, more than 600 people had been infect. When Dr. Li Wenliang, Chinese doctor, died after contracting Coronavirus, he was hailed as a Hero by many for trying to ring early alarms that infections could spin out of control. In early January, authorities reprimanded him, and he was Force to sign a Statement denouncing his warning. Dr. Lis death provoked anger and frustration about how the Chinese government mishandled the situation. Iran announced its first two Coronavirus cases on Feb. 19. Less than a week later, country said it had 61 Coronavirus cases and 12 Deaths, more than any other country AT time, but China, and public health experts warn that Iran is cause for worry its borders are crossed each year by millions of religious pilgrims, migrant workers and others. Cases in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates and one in Canada, have been traced back to Iran. As the number of Global Cases rise to nearly 87 000, Trump Administration issued its highest - level warning, known as Do not Travel warning, for areas in Italy and South Korea most affected by the virus. Cdc advises no gatherings of 50 or more people in the United States over the next eight weeks. Recommendations include weddings, festivals, parades, concerts, sporting events and conferences. The following day, Mr. Trump advised citizens to avoid groups of more than 10. New York City Public schools system, Nations largest with 1. 1 million students, announced that it would close. European leaders voted to close off AT least 26 countries to nearly all visitors from the rest of the world for AT least 30 days. The Ban on nonessential Travel From Outside bloc was first coordinated in response to an epidemic by the European Union. Number of People hospitalized in Moscow With COVID - 19 double From previous week, with Two - thirds of the countrys 12 000 reported cases in Moscow. The increase in cases push Moscow's health care system to its limit, well before expected peak.

Vaccine news

New York City officials are beginning to plan for wide - scale distribution of COVID - 19 virus Vaccine next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio say. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted the Chinese coronavirus vaccine being tested in his country just a day after his Health Minister said it would BE distributed nationwide. Brazilian people WONT BE ANYONES GUINEA PIG, he wrote on his Facebook and Twitter pages, adding that billions cant BE spent on medication that is still being test. My decision is to not acquire the aforementioned vaccine. China says giving vaccines still in clinical trials to hundreds of thousands of people is justified given the risk of COVID - 19 returning through its borders and the lack of any significant side effects so far. In October 2 memo, Food and Drug Administration compliance officers write that findings from inspection of Lilly New Jersey Facility in July and August support major failure of quality assurance. They note that Lilly plans to make its antibody therapy at the plant and say the inspection group feels it is still imperative that FDA take action. Many people's hopes for speedy vaccine are still too high, Roche Holding AG Chief Executive Officer Severin Schwan warn. California will require a panel of health experts to review any coronavirus vaccine before allowing it to be distributed to States 40 million residents, Governor Gavin Newsom say. Immunitybio received authorization from FDA to begin Phase I Clinical trial of Vaccine candidate hAd5 - COVID - 19, which targets T cells and antibody immunity. Antibody cocktail US President Donald Trump credit for his swift coronavirus RECOVERY WONT become widely available because it is impossible to make enough for everyone WHO might need it, according to Roche Holding AG, Swiss pharmaceutical giant working on scaling up production. New Zealand: New Zealand has agreed to purchase enough vaccines from Pfizer Inc. And BioNTech SE for 750 000 people. Pact is subject to the vaccine successfully completing all Clinical Trials and passing Regulatory approvals in New Zealand, according to Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Health Minister Chris Hipkins in an emailed statement. The Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed program asked vaccine makers to hold off filing for emergency authorization of COVID - 19 shot until they can manufacture several million doses. Moncef Slaoui, Warp Speeds Chief adviser, suggested that authorizing vaccine without being able to make it might be a major disappointment to the public. South Korea: South Korea will secure early supply of novel coronavirus vaccines for 30 million people, or 60% of its population, Prime Minister Chung Sye - kyun told a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

Lockdown updates

President Trump has again claimed he is immune from Covid and said that he thinks his son Barron, 14, didnt even know he had coronavirus. Trumps ' youngest son, Barron, tested positive for coronavirus while his parents were recovering from Covid - 19 but never showed symptoms of the disease, his mother say. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says city health officials are making progress in reducing infection rates in areas of Brooklyn and Queens where coronavirus cases have been spiking recently. Intensive - care units in Texas ' hardest - hit cities and towns are filling up as a new wave of infections grips the second - biggest US state. The El Paso area has just 10 ICU beds available after hospital admissions jumped by more than 80% in the past week. Germany: Germany has recorded its highest daily coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. It added 6 638 new infections on Thursday, eclipsing the 28 March figure of 6 294. Czech Republic: Czech Republic has also set a new record for daily Covid cases, recording 9 544 new infections, highest since the pandemic start, Health Ministry data show. South Korea: South Korea log 110 more coronavirus cases in 24 hours, bringing total infections to 24 988, according to data from Korea Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.

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Important updates regarding our data

Today marks the launch of Older Adults Health Data Collection - a new resource cataloging over 200 Federal datasets previously available on data. Gov relates to the health of older Americans. This centralized location will assist experts from academia, industry, government, civil society, and the public in accessing datasets from various Federal agencies and across a range of Health - Related issues to advance our collective knowledge and understanding of the health of older adults. Analyzing data on the older adult population in time periods before, during, and after the pandemic is an important step to gaining better understanding of both the health of this age group as well immediate and long - term impacts of the pandemic. Older Adults Health Data Collection contains datasets that capture outcomes directly related to COVID - 19 as well as others that do not, and the number of COVID - 19 Related datasets in collection is anticipated to grow over time. Datasets without COVID - 19 - specific data elements still provide important context on health of older adults before pandemic and are likely to incorporate COVID - 19 Data elements in their Data Collection procedures in months and years to come. Demographic trends underscore just how vital it will be to understand this growing population group. By 2030, one in five Americans will be 65 years and older. Over the next 40 years, number of Americans 65 years and older will almost double. 1 COVID - 19 has also significantly impacted this age group, as underscored by evidence that older adults have experienced the highest hospitalization and morbidity rates from pandemic. 2 This is partly the result of older adults having high rates of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, and cancer, which are Nations leading drivers of illness, disability, deaths, and health care costs. This new resource aligns with the intent of the Foundations for Evidence - base Policymaking Act of 2018 and directives in the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan, both of which encourage increased public access to Government Data, collaboration with non - Government entities, Interagency collaboration, and protection of Data security and confidentiality. This Data Collection also supports efforts of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics, which aims to improve the quality and utility of data on the Aging Population. Two of Aging Forums goals include encouraging cross - National Research on Aging Population and promoting communication among data producers, researchers, and public policymakers. Additional non - Health and non - Federal datasets relating to Older Adults are available at agingstats. Gov. As the first National open Data site, Data. Gov is an ideal platform to provide a wide variety of stakeholders with access to Older Adults Health Data Collection. Data in this Collection has been made available in open formats while ensuring privacy and security, consistent with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies governing data use, disclosure, and sharing.

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While there are many features of the novel Coronavirus that are still unclear, we know with certainty: risk of dying from COVID - 19 rises sharply with advanced age. About 3 in 100 000 Americans under age 45 have died from the virus, according to data submitted to CDC through Oct. 3. The COVID - 19 death rate for Americans aged 45 - 54 rises to 26 per 100 000; more than double for those aged 55 - 64; and more than double again among those aged 65 - 74. Among Americans age 75 and older, death toll is exceedingly high: 521 people per 100 000, as shown below. Due to this steep age gradient to COVID - 19 mortality, it is important to consider the varying age distributions of America racial and ethnic groups. A higher share of White Americans are in older age brackets than any other group. To illustrate this, consider that the median age of non - Hispanic White Americans is 44 years, according to the latest Census Bureau Data. Comparable figures for all populations of color are considerably lowerfor Asians, blacks, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous and especially Latinos, half of whom have not yet reached their 30 birthday.S Even within same race groups, age distribution varieswith retirement destination. States such as Florida have a much higher share of older adults within their White population, for example. So, to remove the role of age differences from COVID - 19 mortality rates, we have also produced age - adjusted rates. Because mortality data is not available for all States by race and age jointly, we have use indirect standardization to calculate these rates. See our NOTES Section for details and cautions about our method. Adjusting racial data weve collected for age differences increased COVID - 19 mortality rate for all racial and ethnic groups except for Whites, who experienced a decrease, as shown below. Latino rates rise most following age - adjustment, revealing that viruses are impacting Latinos far more than would be expected based on their age profile. While Black Americans continue to experience the highest COVID - 19 mortality rate after age - adjusting, doing so also widens the gap between Black and White mortalityfrom 2. 0 to 3. 2 times as high. Relative to whites, mortality rates for Indigenous people also rise to 3. 2 times as high and Latinos to 3. 1 times as high. Rates for Pacific Islanders also grow, to 2. 4 times as high as whites. Finally, Asian mortality ratewhich, was slightly below White raterises above White death rate, when age is taken into account. Put another way, Black, Indigenous and Latino Americans all have COVID - 19 death rates of triple or more rate of White Americans. What does this mean? It indicates that many younger Americans who are Black, Latino, Indigenous or Pacific Islanders are dying of COVID - 19driving, their mortality rates far above White Americans. Despite their relative youthfulness, their death rates are elevate. As the Brookings Institution has report, in every age category, black people are dying from COVID at roughly the same rate as white people more than a decade older.

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Additional Case Information

Age GroupNumber of Cases
0-5 Years17
6-19 Years11

While much is still unknown about kids and coronavirus, at this stage we do know that cases of COVID - 19 in children are rising. And this may lead to more cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS - C, mysterious and at times deadly illness in a small portion of kids infected with coronavirus. First reported in April and May, rare conditions can cause inflammation of body parts, including organs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In some kids, it can lead to organ failure and other life - threatening symptoms. Common signs of MIS - C include fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, neck pain, rash, bloodshot eyes or feeling extra tire. Mis - C is still incredibly rare, experts stress. But with some schools reopening in person, likely increasing kids ' exposure to coronavirus, unanswered questions about MIS - C are more urgent than ever. Here's what we know about MIS - C now and how parents can protect their kids. In the last two weeks of July, nation saw about 40% increase in COVID - 19 cases in kids, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and Childrens Hospital Association. But it's unclear at this point whether this has led to a corresponding rise in MIS - C and there are a few reasons why, Dr. Ermias Belay, epidemiologist and CDC's MIS - C expert, told TODAY. First, syndrome usually emerges two to four weeks after a child is infected with the coronavirus, so recent surges in South and Southwest May just now be leading to new MIS - C cases. Second, process of reporting new MIS - C data is lengthy and can delay access to this information. As of July 29, 570 cases of MIS - C had been reported to CDC. Belay said the majority were in the Northeast, especially New York and New Jersey, which hit their peaks early in the pandemic. With the surge of cases in the South and Southwest, we anticipate cases to pick up, he say. We haven't seen what we saw in the Northeast in other regions yet, but. We anticipate that will change going forward. Belay added that he's heard anecdotally that hospitals and physicians in the South have seen an increased number of cases, but those cases have not been reported yet. Latest MIS - C data from individual states may support Belay's suspicion. Florida, which, in mid - July, broke the US record for most new coronavirus cases in one day, had reported 31 MIS - C cases as of Aug. 10, according to the state's Department of Health. In late May, there were only a few cases of MIS - C report in the state. In Louisiana, which was hit especially hard in March, there have been 44 cases reported as of Aug. 10 and four deaths. Louisiana is seeing an increasing number of cases of MIS - C among young people, Department of Health noted in a recent press release. South Carolina, which experienced a surge of coronavirus cases in early July, had its first case of MIS - C on July 12, and at least six more have been reported since.

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The places hit hardest

High case numbers in recent days have stoked concerns because the country has not even hit stretch of holidays and cold weather, which experts have long warned will send cases soaring even higher. More interactions could mean more transmission during celebrations of Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Winter cold, dry air will also help viruses stay stable longer, even as it drives people to hunker down together indoors. In recent months, health - care workers have been able to lower the mortality rates ratio of patients who die once infect. Much of that progress has come through hard - earn expertise by ICU staff, new approaches and knowledge about how to combat viruses such as when to use ventilators, adoption of treatments such as steroids and proning patients, which help with breathing by shifting them onto their abdomens.

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Cases at colleges and universities

New School Outbreaks

CountySchool NameSchool AddressCitySchool gradesof CasesStaff, Students, or Both?Date Added to Website
GeneseeDiek Elementary School2239 South Van Vleet RoadSwartz CreekPre-school - elementary3Staff10/19/20
KentKenowa Hills Central Elementary4252 3 Mile Rd NWGrand RapidsPre-school - elementary4Both10/19/20
MacombPinewood Elementary School14411 Bade DrWarrenPre-school - elementary3Both10/19/20
MarquetteSandy Knoll401 6th StreetMarquettePre-school - elementary2Students10/19/20
MecostaMorley Stanwood School4700 Northland Dr.MorleyPre-school - elementary3Both10/19/20
MonroeIda Elementary School7900 Ida St.IdaPre-school - elementary4Staff10/19/20
CassEdwardsburg Schools69230 Section StreetEdwardsburgJunior high/middle school4Students10/19/20
GeneseeDavison Middle School600 South Dayton StreetDavisonJunior high/middle school3Students10/19/20
HillsdaleDavis Middle School30 N. West StHillsdaleJunior high/middle school7Both10/19/20
KentWalker Charter Academy1801 3 Mile Rd NWWalkerJunior high/middle school7Students10/19/20
MidlandJefferson Middle School800 W Chapel LaneMidlandJunior high/middle school4Both10/19/20
OttawaOttawa Area Center10160 96th AveAllendaleJunior high/middle school2Staff10/19/20
WashtenawManchester Schools Central Office710 E. Main StManchesterJunior high/middle school3Staff10/19/20
BarryThornapple Kellogg High School3885 Bender RdMiddlevilleHigh school2Both10/19/20
JacksonJackson Christian Schools4200 Lowe RdJacksonHigh school3Staff10/19/20
KentByron Center High School8500 Burlingame Ave SWByron CenterHigh school7Students10/19/20
LivingstonHowell High School1200 W Grand River AveHowellHigh school2Students10/19/20
MacombAnchor Bay High School6319 County Line RdIraHigh school2Staff10/19/20
MacombRomeo High School11091 32 MileRomeoHigh school2Students10/19/20
MenomineeNorth Central Area SchoolsW3795 US2 41PowersHigh school2Students10/19/20
OaklandOakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest8211 Big Lake RdClarkstonHigh school2Staff10/19/20
OttawaHolland High School600 Van Raalte AveHollandHigh school2Students10/19/20
SaginawHeritage High School3465 N. Center RoadSaginawHigh school2Students10/19/20
Van BurenVolinia Outcomes54080 Gards Prairie RoadDecaturHigh school2Students10/19/20
WaynePlymouth Christian Academy43065 Joy RdCantonHigh school6Both10/19/20
JacksonSpring Arbor University106 E. Main St.Spring ArborCollege - undergraduate10Both10/19/20
KentKuyper College3333 E Beltline Ave NEGrand RapidsCollege - undergraduate6Students10/19/20

Rapid increases in COVID - 19 cases occur within 2 weeks of opening the university to students. Base on preliminary case investigations, student gatherings and congregate living settings, both on and off campus, likely contributed to the rapid spread of COVID - 19 on campus. This suggests the need for robust and enhanced implementation of mitigation efforts and the need for additional mitigation measures specific to this setting. Findings in this report are subject to at least five limitations. First, number of reported cases at university is likely to be underestimate. For example, some cases were reported to students ' home jurisdictions, some students did not identify themselves as students to the County Health Department, some students did not report to the student health clinic, and not all students were test. Second, number of students possibly infected through affiliation with fraternity or sorority is likely underestimated. Some students might not have disclosed their fraternity or sorority membership, and other students might have participated in unofficial rush events and parties. Third, limited information was available on housing arrangements for students not identified as living on campus, as well as information about the extent of social gatherings and adherence to masking and other important mitigation efforts. Fourth, cases had limited clinical follow - up; thus, extent of longer - term clinical complications is not know. Finally, because information available on cases of faculty and staff members was limited, contribution of faculty or staff members to COVID - 19 spread on campus cannot be estimate. The rapid increase in COVID - 19 cases among college - aged persons at university underscores the urgent need to implement comprehensive mitigation strategies. In addition to enforcement of mask requirements, measures needed to reduce transmission in college and university settings might include efforts to reduce the density of on - campus housing, increase testing for SARS - CoV - 2, and discourage student gatherings. Emerging findings from ongoing monitoring and evaluation efforts at universities and colleges in North Carolina and nationwide are helping to update best practices, including optimal testing strategies, for preventing SARS - CoV - 2 transmission on campus and in adjacent communities.

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Cases in jails and prisons

Novel coronavirus Disease 2019 represents a challenge to prisons because of close confinement, limited access to personal protective equipment, and the elevated burden of cardiac and respiratory conditions that exacerbate COVID - 19 risk among prisoners. 1 Although news reports document prison outbreaks of COVID - 19, systematic data is lacking. 2 Relying on officially reported data, we examine COVID - 19 case rates and deaths among Federal and State prisoners. Counts of COVID - 19 Cases and presumed or confirmed deaths among prisoners were collected daily by UCLA Law COVID - 19 Behind Bars Data Project from March 31 2020, to June 6 2020. 3 Counts were extracted daily from Departments of Corrections websites and, as needed, supplemented with news reports and press releases. Data includes all states, District of Columbia, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Cases were reported cumulatively. Deaths attributable to COVID - 19 were defined by each Department of Corrections based on determination of Departments of Corrections or external Medical examiners. Covid - 19 case rates and deaths for states were obtained for the same period from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 4 separately, Prison population Data were obtained from current Departments of Corrections reports in early May 2020, representing the best available Census of All State and Federal Prisons. US population data was obtained from the US Census Bureau American Community Survey. We calculate crude COVID - 19 case and death rates separately for prisoners and the overall population. To account for demographic differences between prisons and the overall population, we also calculate mortality rates adjusted for age and sex with indirect standardization. This calculation relies on mortality rates specific to age and sex in the overall population. Because this study uses aggregated public data, it was determined not to constitute human subject research by the Johns Hopkins University institutional review board. Data was analyzed using RStudio version 1. 25042. By June 6 2020, there had been 42 107 cases of COVID - 19 and 510 deaths among 1 295 285 prisoners with a case rate of 3251 per 100 000 prisoners. The Covid - 19 case rate for prisoners was 5. 5 times higher than the US population case rate of 587 per 100 000. The Covid - 19 death rate in Prisons was 39 deaths per 100 000 prisoners, which was higher than the US population rate of 29 deaths per 100 000. However, individuals aged 65 years or older comprise a smaller share of the prison population than the US population and account for 81% of COVID - 19 Deaths in the US population. The table provides a standardized calculation showing that the adjusted death rate in the prison population was 3. 0 Times higher than would be expected if age and sex distributions of US and Prison populations were equal. The figure displays daily trends in cumulative, confirmed cases of COVID - 19 in State and Federal Prisons and the US population from March 31 2020, to June 6 2020. The COVID - 19 case rate was initially lower in the Prisons but surpassed the US population on April 14 2020.

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