Caitlin Rivers, PhD+ Your Authors @cmyeaton Outbreak science + epidemiology + health security. Assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (@JHSPH_CHS). ELBI alum. Jun. 27, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

South Carolina reported 1,599 cases today, a new high. The percent of tests that come back positive is now nearly 20%, up from <10% earlier this month.

Florida registered almost 10,000 new cases today. The percent of tests positive is well into the teens, despite dramatic increases in testing capacity.

In Texas the percent of tests that are positive is now over 13%, up from a low of 4% at the end of May. About 5,500-6,000 new cases each day over the last 5 days.

New York City has been reporting a couple hundred new cases each day. Test positivity is at 2%. It's less than 1% in the state as a whole.

Illinois has an unusual dashboard. Hard to find epi data. In Northern region, test positivity is 5%. 700-1,000 new cases statewide recently. Up a bit from previous lows, but down from high of ~2,500.  https://www.dph.illinois.gov/restore 


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