Croatia’s Preparing to Re-Open

…And I have mixed feelings about it.

For the past week, the country of Croatia, located in Eastern Europe, witnessed a significant drop in the daily number of new Coronavirus cases. How significant? For the past 7 days, Croatia reported single-digit cases over 24 hour periods. Then on May 8th, 36 new cases were reported overnight. How did this happen? How did we go from effectively flattening the curve to single digits case to a 3-fold jump?

Here’s how.