Saturday, October 31, 2020

COVID-19: The Month in Review

If Halloween, the return of standard time, and the election weren't unsettling enough, here are a couple of bar graphs that Gossips has been maintaining for the month of October, based on the information provided daily by the Columbia County Department of Health. The first shows the number of new cases of COVID-19 reported each day. The high point here was October 25, when there were sixteen new cases. 

The second bar graph shows the number of active cases reported by the CCDOH. We started the month with four active cases, and we are ending the month with seventy. Thursday, October 29, was the day with the highest number of active cases, when there were seventy-five. 



  1. Holy shit. Tonight is our first Halloween full moon since 1944. The moon tonight is humongous, it’s crazy. Tuesday is probably our most important day since the Civil War. Am I exaggerating? And now our COVid cases are shooting up! Wow.

  2. Not looking good at all. Be careful people.

  3. Welcome to exponential growth, graphically...