It looks like that British guy caught it in Singapore. Imagine how many others must have caught it there, given it’s one of the busiest airports in the world. I think a guy also died now in Dubai. Another one of the busiest airports in the world.
Regarding the cruise ship. They are testing the most symptomatic people first. So it dropped from 33% of the first batch tested to 23% of those new people tested. Given this it’ll probably drop to under 10% overall as they go to the less and less affected. That’s pretty good news in my book. Looks like it’s less infectious than at first thought. Also, that would be an older demographic on that cruise ship so I would have expected quite a high infection rate.
The British doctor who is doing a running video series on this has a great new video out. He should be followed by everyone that’s very interested in this. Some of his earlier assumptions I didn’t agree with but I guess he was making best estimates. The current video goes into more detail on a specific case. It’s very interesting. A father passed it to a son, but the wife who was in the same hotel room, was not displaying symptoms, even 13 days after the husband did.
Both parents are above 60 years old. Also, 28 other close contacts didn’t display symptoms (at time of publishing the data anyway).
Again, this is leading me to believe it cannot be as infectious as at first thought. The information above also seems to be in alignment with the idea that it targets asian males more than females (of course we need much more information to confirm).