If we all try hard, we can keep our curve from going exponential!
By it’s nature, this virus tends to spread exponentially at first before it finally settles down and turns into an overall bell shaped curve. But if we all work hard during this critical early window, we can flatten the bell curve and turn the initial exponential portion of the curve into a more gentle curve. Or if we really kick butt, we can go even more extreme and force it into a simple linear rise!
Miami is already exponential!
The below chart shows both Brevard County (blue) and Miami-Dade County (orange) on the same scale.
You can hardly tell the Space Coast is rising at all because Miami-Dade has nearly a thousand cases right now and we only have about 20 or so. You can clearly see that after only two and a half weeks, Miami-Dade is now exponentially rising.
So we on the Space Coast need to be especially cautious right now over the next week or two. If we are all really good about following the guidelines and rules, we can keep our beloved Space Coast from going exponential!
So stay inside. And if you do leave the house, stay away from others. And stay away from stuff that others have touched, as much as you can. That’s the best way we can all help keep this thing from going exponential.
All data was taken from the amazing Florida Today coronavirus tracking map by county which allows the user to slide back and forth in time, which is totally and completely awesome!