The article in The Pilot on Sunday, March 22, mentioned 137 confirmed cases in NC out of 3,200 hundred tested, as of Friday. That is 4.2 percent of those tested had the coronavirus. The on-line Sunday Pilot mentioned 184 confirmed cases out of 5,276 tested. That is 3.5 percent.
I thought people had to meet strict requirements in order to be tested. Individuals on TV have complained about the lack of tests for those with symptoms. Did the 5,276 people meet the criteria and get referred by a doctor for the testing?
Margaret Smetana, Pinehurst
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