NOTE: California: Los Angeles County: "2,173 new cases of COVID-19. Today's number of new cases include an estimated 1,200 backlog cases due to technical issues with data reporting systems this week. Public Health may receive additional backlog test results over the coming days." [source] Worldometer has distributed the backlog cases over this week's time series.
Illinois: the 1,126 probable cases reported today have been redistributed over the last 7 days (rather than all added to today's increase of 3,874 confirmed cases) by Worldometer, based on the information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): "Information regarding the number of probable cases and deaths updated on 10/23/2020 Information updated weekly each Friday." [source]
Alabama: "The Alabama Department of Public Health processed a backlog of 2565 positive antigen results from a facility in Mobile on October 22. These will be classified as “probable” COVID-19 cases reported on 10/22/20 even though the tests were performed during June through October 18, 2020. All laboratories are required by law to report all results (including positive and negative results) for SARS-CoV-2 to ADPH. Delays in reporting by required reporters are not within control of ADPH." [source] Worldometer has distributed the backlog over the time-series accordingly.
California: Los Angeles County: "New Cases: 2,773. The high number of new cases include backlog cases due to technical issues with data reporting systems this week. Public Health anticipates receiving additional backlog test results over the next few days" [source] No indication was provided on how many of the newly reported cases represent the backlog (to be distributed historically) and how many are new cases (to be tallied as daily change). Therefore, at this time, no action in terms of time series adjustments has been taken. The average number of new cases per day over the last week, including today, is 1,371 for Los Angeles County.
NOTE: California: Los Angeles County: "The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19. The number of new cases reported today includes an estimated 2,000 backlog cases due to technical issues with data reporting systems over the last few days. These issues have been addressed and we continue to improve our reporting systems. Public Health anticipates receiving additional backlog test results over the next few days." [source] Worldometer has distributed the backlog over the past few days' time series
Florida: "Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees said, 'During a pandemic, the public must be able to rely on accurate public health data to make informed decisions. To ensure the accuracy of COVID-19 related deaths, the Department will be performing additional reviews of all deaths. Timely and accurate data remains a top priority of the Department of Health.'
Of the 95 fatalities reported to the Florida Department of Health today:
Georgia: "Due to a technical issue, the COVID-19 Daily Status Report update for 10/21/2020 will be delayed. The webpage will be updated as soon as the technical issue is resolved" [source] "Update to DPH Daily Status Report will be delayed several more hours. DPH is able to provide the following updates: 343,750 confirmed cases; 7,704 deaths; 30,676 hospitalizations" [source]
Alabama: "The Dashboard is updating later than normal today due to technical issues" [source]