We are testing a greater number of people.
Are we seeing a rise in deaths? No. At least not so far. Nor a rise in hospitalizations either.
Which means that there were a lot of people running around with Covid-19 weeks ago, and we simply did not know it. Now we do, BECAUSE WE ARE TESTING FOR IT IN GREATER NUMBERS.
Of course, for Liberals and Journalists, this concept is apparently very difficult to grasp.