Memphians eager to get “Back to Business” have taken encouragement from declines in the COVID-19 positivity rate.
Given this trend, some are wondering why area mayors are slow to move into “Phase 3” of the re-opening framework.
I have seen the COVID-19 viral formula explained this way:
infection = exposure + time
The closer you come to someone who is carrying the virus, and the more time you spend near them, the more likely your chances are of contracting it.
It’s a simple (and simplified) formula, but it explains many things.