Virus testing data raises questions

Rhode Island’s coronavirus cases have been on the rise for several weeks, but an inconsistency in the way testing data is being interpreted has made monitoring the situation murky. While the state’s three-day average of new cases hit triple digits on July 24 for the first time since early June, the state’s percentage of positive…

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  1. On a note related to COVID testing, friends of mine who were going to the Cape signed up for rapid COVID testing through at the R.I. Convention Center. At last Wednesday’s update, the Governor, in response to travel advisories imposed on RI travelers by NY, NJ, CT and MA, established the rapid testing center at the Convention Center for Rhode Islanders traveling to those states and guaranteed results in 24-48 hours. It has been 5 days now since the test and neither of my friends has not yet to receive their test results.

    What gives Gov?