Bipartisan agreement that we don’t have enough tests for front-line facilities, and it’s *MAY*
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) May 2, 2020
Any thoughtful plan to re-open is predicated on massive, frequent, smartly targeted testing that can quickly identify hot spots. Once a hot spot is identified, public health authorities are expected to flood the zone with contact tracers and smother an outbreak before it spreads in a community. All of this is predicated on enough testing to identify hot spots before people show up at hospitals.
We don’t have enough testing. Congress should be tested frequently as its members are old and they will be in shared, indoor spaces with decent density. Testing matters a lot here.