Lack of broad testing muddies the water in understanding local spread

The graph shows the number of positive cases Health Ministries community testing program identified each week and the percentage of positive cases versus total tests conducted. Higher testing percentages indicate more people getting tested are sick with Covid-19. Johns Hopkins University of Medicine lists an optimal testing percentage of 5 percent or below.

By Adam Strunk On the last full week of its community testing program for COVID-19, Health Ministries saw a higher percentage of positive COVID-19...


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