This monthly airport data release points to the first Year-on-Year rise for 12 months: Total passenger volumes in March 2021 were 14% higher than in March 2020. This has narrowed the contraction in the year-to-date data to 58% Look for these trends to continue in the months ahead
News story: China imported less #crudeoil from top suppliers Saudi Arabia and Russia in March compared to a month earlier, while boosting arrivals from Brazil and the UAE, customs data show | #OOTT #ArgusOil analysis:
NEW: we’ve all seen the pandemic’s impact on death rates, but what of the other end of the spectrum: birth rates? It takes longer for births to show up in the data (duh), but 9 months on from last March, the results are in, and they’re quite something...
I talked to Steven Manzo in late March, just after he lost his job at a Michigan bar. 2 weeks later he died of a drug overdose, his first relapse in years. Ambulance data shows drug overdoses jumped 18% in March 29% in April 42% in May w/ @thewanreport
💉VACCINE DATA UPDATE (March 13)💉 🚨Record day of reported vaccinations, with 4.6M. 50% higher than past 2.9M record. Looking into why (data dump/lag, +capacity, etc.) 📊4.6M doses today; 7-day avg=2.54M/day US: 106M doses total Full graphic/data:
NEW: Sunday update of UK Covid data. I’ll keep it short, but it’s not good. Test positivity in London has now hit 27%. The climb from 17% to 27% has taken 5 days. In March it took 4. Here’s our latest story, from me & @SarahNev
The picture is even more stark in the cities & regions hardest hit by outbreaks. In Ecuador’s Guayas province, 245 Covid deaths have been reported to date, but all-cause mortality data show *more than 10,000* extra deaths since 1 March compared to the average in recent years.
The data coming out of Melbourne is exactly what you *don’t* want to see: • New cases accelerating, soaring past the levels seen at the height of the initial outbreak in March/April • New cases now coming from local community spread, not overseas
It was March 11 when we put out our first Covid-19 trajectory chart, which highlighted: • UK already on same course as Italy w/ confirmed cases doubling every ~3 days • UK trailing Italy by more like 2 weeks, not 4 as stated by Vallance the next day • The data was right here
The northeastern U.S. has seen decreased levels of nitrogen dioxide air pollution — a result of #COVID19 activity restrictions. Initial @NASA satellite data appear to show ~30% lower levels of NO2 in the region in March 2020 compared to the average March.
NYC, like many cities, compiles flu data from all ERs to help track flu season. Below are patients presenting for Influenza Like Illness (ILI) over the past 6 months. Notice flu season peaks and then recedes. Then right at March 1, it begins to shoot back up dramatically.
BREAKING: A record 3,283,000 people filed for unemployment claims in week ending March 21, according to U.S. Department of Labor data.