Executive Director at St Clair County HD admitted negative test results are not factored into positivity rate

The video below shows a question and answer to what is going on with the bad math on the positivity rate.

The Annie Frey Show
September 24, 2020 - 4:10 pm

Barb Hohlt, executive director at St Clair County health department basically says no the negatives aren’t counted. You can hear her answer to the question at 18:35.

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Illinois State Senator Paul Schimpf said he has no confidence in the accuracy of the positivity rate metric that is being used.

Many questions are surrounding the initial action of locking down regions based on these numbers.

“If we were only counting positive test results not negative test results, that is gross incompetence,” he said.

Annie asked Fox Business host Elizabeth MacDonald about this too.