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Roane County Health Department announces faster COVID-19 testing

The Roane County Health Department announced Wednesday it will have faster COVID-19 testing results.
Nurse holds COVID-19 test tube.
Nurse holds COVID-19 test tube.(AP Images)
Published: Jul. 15, 2020 at 4:24 PM EDT
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ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -The Roane County Health Department announced Wednesday it will have faster COVID-19 testing results.

According to the health department, beginning later this week the new test given should have a faster turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours.

As of Wednesday July 15, Roane Co. has 94 total cases of COVID-19 and 0 deaths.

The health department says they see another spike in positive cases and an impact of the Fourth of July weekend is beginning to reflect in the data.

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