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(SacBee)   Seven. Seven? They didn't report any yesterday, and only 4 the day before that. Something's fishy with Florida's COVID death rate   (amp.sacbee.com) divider line
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2021-08-17 10:10:14 PM  
Seven? With over 20K cases a day? Not possible. Yesterday:

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Today:

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Not possible.
 
2021-08-18 5:44:10 AM  
This makes total sense.  If everyone in Florida is either vaccinated, has cleared the Delta variant, or is sick right now, there just aren't many people left to die.  I base this on my minor in mathematics and 15+ years of hands-on experience making shiat up on fark.
 
2021-08-18 6:08:50 AM  
Right.

Remember the Miami condo collapse? They took their sweet motherf*cking time being honest about that, and there *really* wasn't anything to hide there.

In this case, especially given what their Nazi governor is promoting, there's a LOT they'd like to hide.
 
2021-08-18 6:34:13 AM  
Anyone check to see what the pneumonia deaths where during the same time frame?
 
2021-08-18 6:36:25 AM  
Maybe they're all dead already? Hope springs eternal.
 
2021-08-18 6:37:17 AM  

puffy999: Right.l
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Remember the Miami condo collapse? They took their sweet motherf*cking time being honest about that, and there *really* wasn't anything to hide there.

In this case, especially given what their Nazi governor is promoting, there's a LOT they'd like to hide.


You're saying the Governor has things he'd rather us Nazi?
 
2021-08-18 6:39:55 AM  

wdog61: Anyone check to see what the pneumonia deaths where during the same time frame?


To make that data meaningful, we'd need a record of the oldmonia deaths and good luck with that.
 
2021-08-18 6:44:07 AM  
Ronnie DeathSantis will lie, even about killing Floridians, to keep his political aspirations alive. He is the worst kind of human being, is committing these sins willfully and with a malice that would make a mass-murderer blush. He will be judged by his God, and punished accordingly and for eternity.
 
2021-08-18 6:45:43 AM  
It isn't Covid what killed 'em that's why. They were fat, old, sick already.. You can think of it, it's what they really died of.
 
2021-08-18 6:49:26 AM  
Wait a bit for when DeSantis starts subtracting numbers from the death total.  Take that, libs!
 
2021-08-18 6:53:13 AM  

arrogantbastich: It isn't Covid what killed 'em that's why. They were fat, old, sick already.. You can think of it, it's what they really died of.


This is just how nature works by thinning the herd.  We all love evolution don't we?  We are going to emerge from this as superduper humans.
 
2021-08-18 6:54:24 AM  
DeSantis has ordered county health departments to start reporting the COVID-19 deaths as "Died of despair over the stolen election and socialisms"
 
2021-08-18 6:55:05 AM  
In completely unrelated news, Florida reported 500 cases of "Freedom! F*ck *cough cough* yeah!" related deaths yesterday.

Totally different beasts.
 
2021-08-18 6:55:35 AM  
I'm sure most Farkers are already aware, but the Flu epidemic in 1918 didn't start in Spain, it ended up being called the Spanish flu because they were one of the very few places that actually tried to give accurate statistics, most other countries just lied about their death tolls.
 
2021-08-18 6:57:03 AM  

animal color: Ronnie DeathSantis will lie, even about killing Floridians, to keep his political aspirations alive. He is the worst kind of human being, is committing these sins willfully and with a malice that would make a mass-murderer blush. He will be judged by his God, and punished accordingly and for eternity.


He didn't get into office with his charm. Be sure to be justifiably pissed at the asshats who voted him there.
 
2021-08-18 6:57:13 AM  
The problem is the one who could count without their fingers was out sick.
 
2021-08-18 6:59:07 AM  
Florida bunches theirs up for some reason. Look at The NY Times daily counts. They had 0 on Friday through Sunday and then 357 on Monday. They've actually gotten worse at reporting as the pandemic has progressed.  The weekly average is what matters.

Over the last week, from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, Florida reported 151,764 cases and 1,071 deaths
 
2021-08-18 6:59:16 AM  
I don't know how Florida works, but in my state it takes weeks to add deaths to the tally due to various red tape issues, waiting for death certificates, test results etc. We had a local hospital official tell us last week that 15 people died in the previous 7 days.. the county death toll has risen by 2 since he said that. I don't think he's lying and I don't think the state is fudging the numbers, it just takes forever for them to be confirmed and added, and it's been that way all along.
 
2021-08-18 6:59:45 AM  
Numbers coming from Florida and Texas are as untrustworthy as the ones coming from China, Russia, and other totalitarian governments.
 
2021-08-18 7:00:15 AM  

Creidim: I'm sure most Farkers are already aware, but the Flu epidemic in 1918 didn't start in Spain, it ended up being called the Spanish flu because they were one of the very few places that actually tried to give accurate statistics, most other countries just lied about their death tolls.


The Kansas Krud
 
2021-08-18 7:03:06 AM  

animal color: Ronnie DeathSantis will lie, even about killing Floridians, to keep his political aspirations alive. He is the worst kind of human being, is committing these sins willfully and with a malice that would make a mass-murderer blush. He will be judged by his God, and punished accordingly and for eternity.


He'll die peacefully in his sleep, because lynch mobs are accociated with racists these days. Post-death judgement is something the powerful tell the rubes to keep them docile.
 
2021-08-18 7:03:31 AM  

Creidim: I'm sure most Farkers are already aware, but the Flu epidemic in 1918 didn't start in Spain, it ended up being called the Spanish flu because they were one of the very few places that actually tried to give accurate statistics, most other countries just lied about their death tolls.


Spain was reporting the "realist" number because everyone else was busy puffing out their chests for WWI.  Couldn't have bad news from home making its' way to the front lines.
 
2021-08-18 7:05:07 AM  
Too many fraudsters, not enough math majors at the Yale DKE house.
 
2021-08-18 7:05:21 AM  
Its good to know that herd immunity has come to Florida with minimal complications.
 
2021-08-18 7:08:27 AM  
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2021-08-18 7:09:08 AM  
The truth is going to come out, quite possibly before the election, and that's going to be twice as bad politically for DeathSantis as bad numbers this week for COVID deaths.

The fallacy of the "stolen election" of November last year is clearly demonstrated by (a) too many people willing to say the numbers were correct and (b) the complete lack of evidence to the contrary. With COVID in Florida on the other hand, literally hundreds of witnesses in the form of doctors, nurses and administrative staff know these COVID numbers are a massive fudge. It's only a small matter of time before this is confirmed and then DeathSantis is going to have the lies on him.

Trying to hide this shiat is literally an admission that it's awfully bad. Hiding it this aggressively is truly insane. Anyone with any political sense knows you can get away with denying ten per cent of it, but denying eighty or ninety per cent is suicidal.

Where I live, if a ninety year old in palliative care due to pre-existing illness dies from COVID, it's a COVID death. Yeah there are additional factors and the public understands that. Nobody's screaming for blood. But hide that shiat, get caught lying, fail to adequately answer the questions about why you lied, that's some awful politics right there.
 
2021-08-18 7:15:14 AM  
I want to see the numbers for mask suffocations.

Why is the Biden administration hiding them!
 
2021-08-18 7:16:25 AM  
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Seven? Seven?!
 
2021-08-18 7:16:33 AM  
Anybody check on the amount of deaths from pneumonia?  I understand it is correlated to Covid deaths.  One up...one down.  It's a Florida thing.
 
2021-08-18 7:16:37 AM  

puffy999: Right.

Remember the Miami condo collapse? They took their sweet motherf*cking time being honest about that, and there *really* wasn't anything to hide there.

In this case, especially given what their Nazi governor is promoting, there's a LOT they'd like to hide.


Well, declaring someone dead usually requires proof, and a timeline for being missing to declarebthem without proof.

It took 4 days before everyone found out that missing people are not just on a weekend holiday with the phone off.
 
2021-08-18 7:19:10 AM  

Aussie_As: The truth is going to come out, quite possibly before the election, and that's going to be twice as bad politically for DeathSantis as bad numbers this week for COVID deaths.

The fallacy of the "stolen election" of November last year is clearly demonstrated by (a) too many people willing to say the numbers were correct and (b) the complete lack of evidence to the contrary. With COVID in Florida on the other hand, literally hundreds of witnesses in the form of doctors, nurses and administrative staff know these COVID numbers are a massive fudge. It's only a small matter of time before this is confirmed and then DeathSantis is going to have the lies on him.

Trying to hide this shiat is literally an admission that it's awfully bad. Hiding it this aggressively is truly insane. Anyone with any political sense knows you can get away with denying ten per cent of it, but denying eighty or ninety per cent is suicidal.

Where I live, if a ninety year old in palliative care due to pre-existing illness dies from COVID, it's a COVID death. Yeah there are additional factors and the public understands that. Nobody's screaming for blood. But hide that shiat, get caught lying, fail to adequately answer the questions about why you lied, that's some awful politics right there.


Counterpoint: they have so aggressively undermined the very concept of truth, that when it DOES come out, a good portion of their base can say "who can really know, anyway?" and pull the lever
 
2021-08-18 7:24:58 AM  

havocmike: I don't know how Florida works, but in my state it takes weeks to add deaths to the tally due to various red tape issues, waiting for death certificates, test results etc. We had a local hospital official tell us last week that 15 people died in the previous 7 days.. the county death toll has risen by 2 since he said that. I don't think he's lying and I don't think the state is fudging the numbers, it just takes forever for them to be confirmed and added, and it's been that way all along.


BULLshiat
 
2021-08-18 7:34:38 AM  
DeSantis is like Trump but somewhat smarter, and even more ruthless in his desire to amass power.  He is who Fox is trying to push as the new face of the Republican party.
 
2021-08-18 7:35:51 AM  
They are reporting cause of death as anything but covid.
 
2021-08-18 7:44:55 AM  
Settle down. Rapturin' ain't the same as death. These folks is Republicans.
 
2021-08-18 7:45:14 AM  
Florida's new COVID czar:

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2021-08-18 7:48:50 AM  
I've said this all along - we aren't going to EVER know what the real death toll from the pandemic in the U.S. is because ALL the numbers have been fudged since the very beginning for political reasons.

When If this thing ever gets under control we'll be able to look at the excess death rate but even that won't really be an accurate count of actual covid deaths since it will include things like people dying from chronic conditions that were un- or under-treated when the hospitals were full of covid patients.

Right now, today, the U.S. likely has well over 1,000,000 deaths and we aren't even CLOSE to done yet.
 
2021-08-18 7:50:51 AM  
It isn't COVID.
It's just pneumonia. We swear.

(That was good enough for Trump's idol, it's good enough for Florida.)
 
2021-08-18 7:52:46 AM  

snowshovel: Its good to know that herd immunity has come to Florida with minimal complications.


Yes, yes. We all know you love the taste of your own earwax
 
2021-08-18 7:55:07 AM  

arrogantbastich: It isn't Covid what killed 'em that's why. They were fat, old, sick already.. You can think of it, it's what they really died of.


A local elected official in Miami Beach continues to claim that only old people get sick from Covid-19 and if they die it's not really from Covid.  He also has claimed children are naturally immune, being at the beach in sunlight cures covid-19, everyone should take HCQ (that he owns shares in a producer of), the only reliable test is an Israeli-produced "spit" test (that he owns shares in), and herd immunity is the way to go. For over a year the local Democratic Party would not denounce him, because prior to his election he was a reliable donor to other candidates.    "Ricky Arriola"
 
2021-08-18 7:57:16 AM  

animal color: Ronnie DeathSantis will lie, even about killing Floridians, to keep his political aspirations alive. He is the worst kind of human being, is committing these sins willfully and with a malice that would make a mass-murderer blush. He will be judged by his God, and punished accordingly and for eternity.


I'm all for that but I'd really rather that we just do a two-fer and send that mass-murdering-for-profit traitor to meet God right damn now. Republicoonts have openly assassinated abortion doctors for leas.
 
2021-08-18 7:59:44 AM  

Rapmaster2000: Florida bunches theirs up for some reason. Look at The NY Times daily counts. They had 0 on Friday through Sunday and then 357 on Monday. They've actually gotten worse at reporting as the pandemic has progressed.  The weekly average is what matters.

Over the last week, from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, Florida reported 151,764 cases and 1,071 deaths


Hmm. "selling at a loss but making it up on volume". I'm going to totally write this down.
 
2021-08-18 8:01:03 AM  

snowshovel: Its good to know that herd immunity has come to Florida with minimal complications.


Pray elaborate.
 
2021-08-18 8:03:17 AM  
Simultaneously trying to make Biden look bad and under reporting Covid cases.

Schrodinger's Plague Rats
 
2021-08-18 8:04:48 AM  

snowshovel: Its good to know that herd immunity has come to Florida with minimal complications.

How are these allegations different than the pizza parlor child sex ring?

 
2021-08-18 8:05:17 AM  
Florida will soon go full-Nebraska and just not report any Covid data to the evil CDC.
 
2021-08-18 8:05:27 AM  

solokumba: havocmike: I don't know how Florida works, but in my state it takes weeks to add deaths to the tally due to various red tape issues, waiting for death certificates, test results etc. We had a local hospital official tell us last week that 15 people died in the previous 7 days.. the county death toll has risen by 2 since he said that. I don't think he's lying and I don't think the state is fudging the numbers, it just takes forever for them to be confirmed and added, and it's been that way all along.

BULLshiat


In my town of 100,000 in Illinois a temporary death certificate takes a full week and the full permanent death certificate takes a month due to a permanent backlog. The deputy coroner is a rotating position and the coroner apparently only attends meetings and drinks coffee. We use the temp cert for covid totals.
 
2021-08-18 8:06:25 AM  
Isn't it obvious? The Covidiots are soo stubborn they refuse to die from a fake illness. That paired with the labor shortage is all the answers we need. Can't hire crisis actors if there is nobody to hire. Now if we can just get those lazy people off unemployment and working for a living again.
 
2021-08-18 8:07:16 AM  
Seven died of Covid, but they had nearly 600 die of Lupus. Shame, that.
 
2021-08-18 8:08:46 AM  

Three Crooked Squirrels: Seven? With over 20K cases a day? Not possible. Yesterday:

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Today:

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Not possible.


I would even go so far as to say it is unpossible.
 
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