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Coronavirus in Texas

Why Texas’ coronavirus data comes with caveats

It’s hard to collect good numbers on an unknown virus, and Texas health officials have made errors. But experts say the state’s coronavirus data is useful as long as users understand its limitations.

COVID-19 test samples are organized into coolers at a mobile testing site at Uhland Elementary School in Uhland on June 18, 2020.

Distrust of the data

Incomplete hospitalization data

Testing questions

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