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Old 03-27-2020, 11:08 AM
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1 million tests a week by next week. In perspective, South Korea (the country considered to manage this the best) does 20,000 a day.
1 million tests a week by next week is indeed a good sign, but the perspective you mention here is a bad one. We need *per capita* comparisons. In that case, we’re lagging significantly behind South Korea:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25/polit...eck/index.html

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Based on the available data and the population of each country, 1 in 142 South Koreans and 1 in every 786 Americans have been tested for the coronavirus.
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