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All 11 greater Bay Area counties now under stay-at-home order as region's ICU capacity falls below 15%

Original post made on Dec 17, 2020

The entirety of the greater Bay Area region moved into the state's coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order Wednesday as the region's capacity for intensive care unit patients fell below 15%.

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Posted by Matty
a resident of Blackhawk
on Dec 17, 2020 at 8:24 am

Matty is a registered user.

I want to know what statistics they are using?!? I look at the "ICUs in use" and "ICUs available" in these counties from the East Bay Times statistics several times each week, and they are nowhere near this. Here are today's East Bay Times stats from the 11 counties: 733 Total ICUs with 451 in use and 282 ICUs available, which is a 38.5% availability rate by my math. Granted, the numbers are getting worse, but when Newsom's order first came down, these numbers were at 50%+ availability. If someone can tell me how different they are calculating this to determine when counties shut down, that would be helpful. If no one can, then WTH?

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