COVID-19 test sites prepare for surge on testing capacity

Locally, COVID-19 test sites are preparing for a surge of interest in testing after the Thanksgiving holiday. Renown’s lab reports seeing about 500 people a day at its drive-thru testing clinic. Nearly 200 people are currently hospitalized with the virus currently, but hospitalizations are a lagging indicator-meaning we may not know the effects of Thanksgiving gatherings for a few weeks still.