With the latest surge of Covid-19 and the omicron variant, in particular, the number of people testing positive is unprecedented during this pandemic. There are many reasons, mostly the transmissibility of the omicron variant. The good news is that the vaccines seem effective in terms of severe illness and hospitalizations. Everybody seems to be reassessing what they consider acceptable risk as more is learned from the current surge in cases.
Anecdotally, it seems Covid has come closer than at any time before. Personally, I know eight people who have been dealing with mild cases of Covid since December 1st. What’s Bedford thinking: How many people in your “circle” do you know dealing with Covid? “Circle” is defined as do you know a person or you are one step removed—friend of a friend. No celebrities or politicians.
What’s Bedford Thinking? How many people in your circle are dealing with Covid cases?
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