AP: ‘Horrifying’ data glitch skews key Iowa coronavirus metrics

AP: ‘Horrifying’ data glitch skews key Iowa coronavirus metrics. “The glitch means the Iowa Department of Public Health has inadvertently been reporting fewer new infections and a smaller percentage of daily positive tests than is truly the case, according to Dana Jones, an Iowa City nurse practitioner who uncovered the problem. It’s particularly significant because school districts are relying on state data to determine whether they will offer in-person instruction when school resumes in the coming days and weeks.”

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