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Thursday, April 30, 2020

April 30 Update: US COVID-19 Test Results

by Calculated Risk on 4/30/2020 04:51:00 PM

The US might be able to test 400,000 to 600,000 people per day in several weeks according to Dr. Fauci - and that would probably be sufficient for test and trace.

There were 206,557 test results reported over the last 24 hours (the number of tests yesterday were revised up).

COVID-19 Tests per Day Click on graph for larger image.

This data is from the COVID Tracking Project.

The percent positive over the last 24 hours was 13.5% (red line). The US probably needs enough tests to push  the percentage positive below 5%. (probably much lower based on testing in New Zealand).