Seventeen rallies. Fourteen counties with will increase.
CNN regarded on the virus ranges within the counties for 4 weeks earlier than and 4 weeks after the rally, and in contrast them with state ranges additionally.
In eight of the counties, an infection charges had been declining till Trump got here to city. In six, an infection charges had been rising, however sped up much more after Trump’s rally. Ten of the counties confirmed sooner progress of an infection charges within the county than within the state as a complete.
As an example, within the month earlier than Trump’s Sept. 12 rally in Minden, Nevada, charges have been falling, “However 4 weeks after the occasion, the speed of recent circumstances within the county skyrocketed by 225%, outpacing the 74% enhance the remainder of the state skilled in the identical time interval.”
However Trump doesn’t care, as a result of his ego is all that issues. For the ultimate days of the marketing campaign, he’s planning a marathon series of rallies: 5 in Pennsylvania, three in Michigan, two in North Carolina, one in Florida, one in Georgia, one in Iowa, and one in Wisconsin.