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Good News about Florida’s Testing Data

Florida is now publishing a full time series of test encounters, so we are picking up this metric in our API and on our website.

By Kara W. Schechtman & Michal MartOctober 27, 2020

Cases Matter

As COVID-19 cases rise across the United States, claims are circulating that case increases are (mostly or entirely) due to expanded testing, and do not indicate a spike in infections. The data does not support this conclusion.

By The COVID Tracking ProjectOctober 27, 2020

The Third Surge Worsens as Hospitalizations and Deaths Rise Nationwide. Plus a New Tool for Understanding Racial Data: This Week in COVID-19 Data, Oct 22

The surge in COVID-19 cases spread across the Midwest as Illinois and Indiana saw case growth alongside neighbors Wisconsin and the Dakotas. Hospitalizations rose in 39 US states, and nationally, deaths began to climb once again.

By The COVID Tracking ProjectOctober 22, 2020

The State of State Antigen Test Reporting

Antigen tests are becoming a major tool for rapid COVID-19 testing. But if states don’t report results clearly, we won’t know the true impact of these tests.

By Betsy Ladyzhets & Quang P. NguyenOctober 19, 2020

The Third Surge Has Arrived. Plus, Updates on Data from Long-Term Care Facilities: This Week in COVID-19 Data, Oct 15

Fall has brought a third surge of COVID-19. The data across US regions moved in tandem this week as case and hospitalization numbers rose almost everywhere.

By The COVID Tracking ProjectOctober 15, 2020

Worrisome Data as the Weather Turns: This Week in COVID-19 Data, Oct 8

An outbreak in the White House has turned attention away from the broader outlines of the pandemic. However, cases nationally rose for the fourth consecutive week and hospitalizations have followed, causing serious strain on some states’ health care systems.

By Nadia Zonis & Peter WalkerOctober 8, 2020
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