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Understanding COVID-19 Statistics

A medical professional performs the COVID-19 test at a drive up testing site in Merrillville, Indiana.
Justin Hicks
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Indiana Public Broadcasting
A medical professional performs the COVID-19 test at a drive up testing site in Merrillville, Indiana.

The plethora of statistics used to quantify the coronavirus pandemic can overwhelm anyone. Experts track cases, hospitalizations, deaths, positivity rates and R-naughts, but it is hard figure out which ones give us the best idea of how we’re doing fighting the virus.

At the same time, many experts say that we are undercounting the number of cases and number of deaths, removing what little certainty existed.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we’re unpacking COVID-19 statistics.

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