silent hypoxia

Red alert, day 41. Lockdown, day 31. Suffolk has 715 (+14) confirmed cases in today’s figures, neighboring Essex has 1980 (+51, about 2X Suffolk population) cases and Tower Hamlets has 563 (+3, about 0.5X Suffolk population) confirmed cases as of this morning.

The UK has recorded 133,495 cases on 559,935 tests (+22,814, some on the same people). A total of 18,100 (+759) deaths in hospital have been recorded.

Today’s scary symptom to watch out for is silent hypoxia. Asymptomatic patients can be losing lung capacity without realizing it, and when they finally collapse it is too late: (click for thread/link):

Germany’s Angela Merkel gets the good press today for speaking the truth:

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