New coronavirus data offer cautionary tale for Abbott

New coronavirus data offer cautionary tale for Abbott

As Gov. Greg Abbott moved to reopen the Texas economy in May and June, the percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 was higher than state health officials reported at the time, according to new state data.The Texas Department of State Health Services announced Monday that it has refined how the agency calculates the percentage of positive tests, or positivity rate, a figure the governor has used as a key metric in determining which types of businesses can reopen and when. […]
Source: Statesman