(BREAKINGWIDE) – Despite Fauci’s warnings, Americans worries more about the Weather than COVID-19.
Dr. Fauci has continually warned Americans that the coronavirus is getting out of control. As of August 6th, more than 1,036 new coronavirus deaths and 57,128 new cases were reported in the United States.Over the past week, there have been an average of 55,267 cases per day, a decrease of 16 percent from the average two weeks earlier.
As of today, more than 4,889,500 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 159,500 have died. According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 18,544,820 cases have been detected worldwide, with 700,741 deaths and 11,143,771 people recovered.
During his appearance on CNN Fauci continued to say trouble is ahead: “As long as you have any member of society…who’s not seriously trying to get to the end game of suppressing this, it will continue to smolder…and that will be the reason why, in a non-unified way, we’ve plateaued at an unacceptable level,” he said.
But despite Fauci’s warnings, Google Trends shows Americans worries more about the weather than the COVID-19 pandemic.
Google Trends, a tool set up by Google to study the trends in Google searches in American and around the world. They just so happens to have a coronavirus dashboard as well.
According to the data as of writing this post, Americans are more concerned about the weather than they are about the coronavirus. The graph below shows the coronavirus (red), is being searched less than people who are looking up the weather (blue).
The coronavirus is being searched about as much as the news is inside the US. You’ll notice the steep drop from earlier in the year.
Checking the trending insights these were the top trending topics related to the coronavirus. Keep in mind these are updated regularly by Google, here’s how it is as of writing this post.
The chart shows Americans were more concerned about the sales at JcPenny, Lord and Taylor, and Men’s Wharehouse than they were concerned about the virus itself. Only one of the top five topics were related to health and the virus. Checking later in the day, below were the top trending topics about the coronavirus worldwide:
Americans are over the virus, they are just trying to survive in the world with coronavirus, If you wish to keep up and track the trends you can click here, they change regularly and it’s interesting to watch.