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Wolf Administration Provides COVID-19 Testing Update

Pa. Reinforces Need for Those with Positive Result to Participate in Contact Tracing

Series: Coronavirus | Story 111

Last updated 11/25/2020 at 1:38pm

Michael Huff, Director of Testing and Contact Tracing for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, presented an update Nov. 24 on the commonwealth’s COVID-19 testing and contact tracing efforts, emphasizing the need to prioritize case investigations and for those who test positive to participate in contact tracing.

To date, the state has been conducting both PCR and antigen tests. In total, Pennsylvania has conducted 5,498,223 tests, which equates to nearly half the state’s population.

“The increase in testing demonstrates the increased need for case investigation and contact tracing - two k...

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