The number of new cases doesn’t look good. Here’s the data as of Thursday morning. Let’s look at the curve on the rolling 7-day average:
On the other hand, the number of tests performed daily has increased dramatically—which is very good. Have a look at the daily test numbers:
This is why some people who hold high office are saying that the only reason we have more cases is because we’re doing more testing.
That is one possible explanation.
Another possible explanation is that there are more infections out in the wild than there were three weeks ago.
If that were the case, then you would expect to see the percentage of positive tests going up and ruh-roh: