As Texas Inches Economy Open, Can It Screen Enough People For COVID-19?

The Department of State Health Services said more than 190,000 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Texas. That number is low, relative to the state’s population

By Christopher ConnellyApril 21, 2020 9:30 am, , , ,

From KERA:

Texas state parks reopened Monday – albeit with some limitations, and retail stores can reopen Friday for delivery and pickup orders. These are the first steps in Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen the Texas economy and begin easing back on social distancing.

On Friday, the governor laid out the plan saying it’ll be incremental and science-based. That raised questions about how much more capacity for COVID-19 screenings the state needs.

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