While coronavirus cases and deaths continue to trend upwards, experts say testing is going down. Per the Associated Press, the number of daily tests is at about 750,000, down 3.6% over the past two weeks. Overall, testing is down in 22 out of 50 states – including states with spiking COVID-19 rates like Iowa, Mississippi, and Missouri. Experts are chalking it up to slow wait times, claiming that people are discouraged by hours-long waits to get tested, then waiting days or even weeks for the results.
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— The Associated Press (@AP) August 6, 2020
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