Coronavirus: Fraser Health announces expanded testing for COVID-19 in B.C.

Fraser Health has announced anyone with cold, influenza or COVID-19-like symptoms can now be tested, however mild those symptoms might be.

However, Fraser Health still says not everyone needs a test and COVID-19 testing is not recommended for people without symptoms.

If a person tests positive, they will be contacted by public health officials and should be self-isolating until they receive a negative test result.

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Most results are available within 24 to 48 hours of the test.

Vancouver Coastal Health is also following suit, announcing Monday anyone in that region can also get a COVID-19 test under the same guidelines.


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