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Positively revealing: Spiking positive COVID test rates an important indicator – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — It’s right there in black and white. The region’s high population-adjusted new COVID-19 case numbers are nearly matched by the rising…

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — It’s right there in black and white. The region’s high population-adjusted new COVID-19 case numbers are nearly matched by the rising trend in positive test results among those who are tested.
Its concerning that we have such high positivity rates in our region right now,” Ballad Health Chief Infection Prevention Officer Jamie Swift said Thursday as the hospital system grappled with its highest caseload of COVID-positive patients since the pandemic began.
“We know that…

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