Lag in receiving Covid test results contributing to ‘out of control’ spread in Malheur County

Covid testing (Kezia Setyawan/The Enterprise)

As Covid cases surge in Malheur County and across the country, the long turnaround time for test results is adding another difficult obstacle in stopping the pandemic.

Delays in receiving test results because labs are overwhelmed, short on supplies and an overall lack of testing are contributing to the “out of control” spread of Covid in Malheur County, said Sarah Poe, Malheur . . .

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