States undercounting coronavirus cases
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19 states are seeing increases in coronavirus cases.
In Arizona things have gotten so bad the state is telling hospitals to activate emergency plans.
24 states are seeing a decrease in cases while seven are holding steady.
However the numbers are fuzzy as at least 28 states are possibly undercounting cases by not following CDC guidelines.
The states are not reporting probable cases, which include people who show evidence of an infection without the confirmation of a lab test.
Some of the states with the largest populations like California, Florida, New York and Texas are among those listed as not reporting probable cases.
Accurate rates of new cases help officials track how the disease is spreading and inform decisions about how and when to loosen restrictions.
More than 1.9 million people have been infected by the virus and more than 112 thousand have died.
Posted – 6.10.20