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OriginalGriff13-Apr-20 22:01
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Note that you can sort on arbitrary column. (The Up/Down arrows are so light grey that I overlooked them for quite some time!)

As you can see, USA is leading the race both in total cases and total deaths, and even total tests. In "Tests/1M pop" they are #42. (Actually that is up from #44 last time I checked, three days ago.)

I hear from the press conferences that USA is doing everything right. Yet they have more than twice as many deaths/1M as we have here in Norway (3.5 times that of Canada), and we got started several weeks before the USA, and have comparatively few new cases nowadays. We also have made almost tree times as many test/1M as the USA, but we must admit that USA beats us in absolute number of tests. Actually, in absolute numbers, they easily can beat any country with a population of a couple percent of the USA, so no misinformation is given, as long as references are to absolute number, independent of population size.

Another interesting two figures are the ratio between Total Recovered and Total Death: Of those who has been hit by the virus and come through it, one way or the other, how large fraction has recovered. But maybe it is not appropriate to ask questions why many other countries have a far higher ratio of recoveries to fatalities, when we are talking about the highest medical expertise in the world.

It is a comforting to know that the US administration is doing everything absolutely right. If they had been less perfect in their actions, maybe they would have had many times the Norwegian (or Canadian) deaths/1M.
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