2 Nebraska sites blame technical issues for COVID-19 test results delay

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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The Lincoln Journal Star reported two screening websites in Lincoln, Neb., are experiencing hold-ups in reporting COVID-19 test results.

1. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department said a hold-up in communicating some COVID-19 test outcomes was because of “technical trouble.”.

2. The statewide average for test turnarounds is 2.2 days, and the typical time in Lincoln is 2.9 days. However, some individuals reported waiting two times the average time for results.

3. In some cases, individuals called the laboratories for their outcomes and were told there wasnt a record of their test. One resident was told via the Test Nebraska hotline that computer system problems resulted in problems uploading data.

4. The Nebraska health department has actually considering that dealt with the problem.

The statewide average for test turnarounds is 2.2 days, and the typical time in Lincoln is 2.9 days. In some cases, individuals called the laboratories for their results and were informed there wasnt a record of their test. One citizen was informed through the Test Nebraska hotline that computer problems led to issues publishing data.

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