Pandemic hot spots see decline in testing

The decline in testing in hot-spot states has left officials and public health experts in need of information about the extent and direction of outbreaks.

“I really have come to believe we have entered a real, new, emerging crisis with testing, and it is making it hard to know where the pandemic is slowing down and where it’s not,” Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, told CNBC.

Texas and Florida, two coronavirus hot spots, saw sharp increases in new cases at the beginning of the summer, but daily case increases have stabilized in recent weeks. Meanwhile, the numbers of people
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