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PhotoHokieNC

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I have a problem with this excerpt from local news -


"Eligibility for coronavirus testing in Mecklenburg County is changing and the county is working on scaling up testing, with the goal of testing 55,500 people over a 30-day period. To hit the goal, the county needs to test nearly 13,000 county residents a week, Health Director Gibbie Harris has said. In the first week of working toward the goal, the county fell short but administered close to 10,000 tests over a 7 day period in early May."

The county having a goal of tests, and whether or not that goal is achieved, puzzles me. Is the goal something to give residents confidence that tests are available?

There appear to be ample tests available in NC as well as in the state's largest city/county, and people by now know that there's a rationale (symptoms?) for getting a test.

If Charlotte/Mecklenburg residents aren't coming forth for testing in sufficient numbers to satisfy the goal of the county health department, what does that mean?

I hope this doesn't turn into a pissin' contest about anything.




[Post edited by PhotoHokieNC at 05/18/2020 12:07PM]

Posted: 05/18/2020 at 10:14AM



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I have a problem with this excerpt from local news - -- PhotoHokieNC 05/18/2020 10:14AM
  I gotta lotta problems with you people ** -- bigbadbird 05/18/2020 12:19PM
  Is that graph for NC? -- LaneRat 05/18/2020 11:34AM
  It's for Mecklenburg County/Charlotte only. ** -- PhotoHokieNC 05/18/2020 12:01PM
  Are you sure? It looks the same as NC's chart -- HokieBoy 05/18/2020 12:38PM
  I copied it off the Meck site ** -- PhotoHokieNC 05/18/2020 12:46PM
  I live in Meck Co. -- HokieBoy 05/18/2020 11:42AM
  Yep and not sure... -- HokieBoy 05/18/2020 12:34PM
  No idea. -- HokieBoy 05/18/2020 2:44PM

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