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America is now a Covid-19 hot spot

Article by German Lopez, posted online at VOX, July 31, 2020.

What are the best numbers to focus on to gauge how things are going in your state? That is an important question. German Lopez, who has provided excellent coverage, zooms in on three key numbers: the number of daily new cases; the infection rate (aka Rt); and the percentage of tests that come back positive (aka test positivity rate or TPR). This article gives a big-picture breakdown of where we are across the U.S. and what is likely to be next.


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