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TribCast: Texas revises coronavirus death tally as school reopening chaos continues

On this week's TribCast, Alexa talks to Ross, Aliyya and Emma about the state's bad relationship with data and the latest pingponging guidance on how and when schools can reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

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On this week's TribCast, Alexa talks to Ross, Aliyya and Emma about the state's bad relationship with data and the latest pingponging guidance on how and when schools can reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

Correction: On July 30, the day after this TribCast was recorded, the state said an “automation error” caused approximately 225 deaths to be incorrectly added to the overall death count. When the state changed its method of recording coronavirus deaths, the death count jumped 8%. The 12% figure discussed in this TribCast was based on the flawed data.

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