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Testing, By the Numbers

Testing, By the Numbers

While the United States has done more total tests for COVID-19 than any other country, it doesn’t lead when testing is measured by other metrics.

How Many COVID-19 Tests Are ‘Needed’ to Reopen?

How Many COVID-19 Tests Are ‘Needed’ to Reopen?

The Trump administration has repeatedly claimed that there are enough COVID-19 tests for states to begin reopening their economies. While that may be true for select locations, experts say more tests are needed, even if they don’t agree on a particular number.