In an article at www.propublica.org on August 17, the author, Marshall Allen, shows some alarming data points concerning the spread of the pandemic from Las Vegas.
ProPublica used cell phone data from a weekend of people who were in Las Vegas and then traced their travels afterwards. The web of their cross contagion is shown below:
The chances of America ever getting control of this pandemic is zero as long as we have lax controls in places like Las Vegas.
The cellphone analysis highlights a reason the virus keeps spreading, said Oscar Alleyne, an epidemiologist and chief program officer with the National Association of County and City Health Officials. “People have been highly mobile, and as a result, it makes sense why we see the continuation of the surge.”