It may take over a week to get your coronavirus test results back. Coronavirus test kits are still limited in most states throughout the country.
The shortage of COVID-19 test kits and personal protective equipment in areas can be dangerous.
we will teach you about how long it takes to get tested and how to find out your results.
When can I get my COVID-19 test?
In order to be tested for coronavirus, you need to have a doctor’s order with a testing facility.
If you’re a covid-19 patient or experiencing severe symptoms, like difficulty in breathing, you should seek medical attention immediately.
What COVID-19 test looks like?
When you go to get tested for coronavirus. If you’re waiting in a medical facility, it’s recommended by the CDC that you wear a facemask to prevent spreading the virus to others.
The most common type of testing for COVID-19 today is a nose swab test. Here is how it is done “The doctor will swab the inside of your nose for several seconds with a long single-use tool. The test is then sealed and sent to a laboratory to determine if you have COVID-19.
When and how will I get my results?
The lab will be able to determine if you’ve the coronavirus within hours. But it will take days to receive your result depending on your location.
Patients who are tested at a Health center get their results back within 5 – 10 days.
Once your results are available, your doctor will contact you to let you know if you’ve been tested positive or negative for the coronavirus.
Stay safe and stay responsible