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# test-and-case - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Why a jump in Covid cases on a given day doesn't always mean an official 'backlog'
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# Test And Case

Why a jump in Covid cases on a given day doesn't always mean an official 'backlog'

Dec 23rd 2021, 12:03 AM 30,940 Views 20 Comments
  • Recent spikes on specific days have led to claims of backlogs but what is actually happening?
  • It's down to the workflow required to turn positive swabs into official cases.
  • It shouldn't matter anyway because looking at trends will give you the accurate picture, writes Rónán Duffy.