Sunday , July 5 2020
Home / Calculated Risk / May 29 COVID-19 Test Results: Progress

May 29 COVID-19 Test Results: Progress

Summary:
In late April, Dr. Fauci said the US might be able to test 400,000 to 600,000 people per day sometime in May, and testing is in that range. There might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas.However, the US might need more than 900,000 tests per day according to Dr. Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute.There were 492,276 test results reported over the last 24 hours. Click on graph for larger image.This data is from the COVID Tracking Project.The percent positive over the last 24 hours was 4.6% (red line). The US probably needs enough tests to keep  the percentage positive well below 5%. (probably much lower based on testing in New Zealand).

Topics:
Calculated Risk considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Gregor Samsa writes The Real History Of The 4th Of July

Mike Shedlock writes Worrisome Covid Mutation Is More Contagious

Mike Shedlock writes Trump Extends Payroll Protection Program Another Five Weeks

Calculated Risk writes Schedule for Week of July 5, 2020

In late April, Dr. Fauci said the US might be able to test 400,000 to 600,000 people per day sometime in May, and testing is in that range. There might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas.

However, the US might need more than 900,000 tests per day according to Dr. Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute.

There were 492,276 test results reported over the last 24 hours.

May 29 COVID-19 Test Results: Progress Click on graph for larger image.

This data is from the COVID Tracking Project.

The percent positive over the last 24 hours was 4.6% (red line). The US probably needs enough tests to keep  the percentage positive well below 5%. (probably much lower based on testing in New Zealand).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *