California county reports error in COVID-19 dashboard reporting system

Health officials in San Bernardino County, Calif., have actually made a number of updates to the COVID-19 dashboard in the past week due to an error in the California database reporting system, according to a report from the Desert Sun.

San Bernardino County was unable to report COVID-19 numbers for July 28 due to the data reporting mistake, according to the Desert Sun.

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The department reported a big dive in cases on July 29 after including in backlogged test outcomes, however then revised the case count down on July 30, mentioning the state reporting system error. On July 30, the county reported a 13 percent positivity rate, well above the 8 percent positivity rate set as a guideline by the state.

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