Why are COVID-19 cases rising in U.S.? Republicans point to more testing, Democrats to more infections

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2020
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The United States has now recorded more than 5 million cases of COVID-19, but Republicans and Democrats point to different explanations for the recent increase in confirmed cases, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

Roughly two-thirds of conservative Republicans say more testing is primary reason for rise in coronavirus cases
Overall, six-in-ten Americans say the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. is rising primarily because there are more new infections in the country, not just because more people are being tested compared with previous months....

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