Experts say tracking of COVID-19 spread in Hawaii is difficult because of the state’s confusing reports.
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|State’s confusing COVID-19 reports make it difficult to track spread of virus, experts say
Data that doesn’t match, moving averages that don’t make sense — the state’s reporting of COVID-19 is confusing even for scholars analyzing the information. “They’re just not doing a good job of reporting,” said Tim Brown, senior fellow of the Research Program at the East-West Center. Hawaii News Now.
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