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State of the Nation: A 50-State COVID-19 Survey Report #17: COVID-19 Test Result Times   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Key Takeaways: "[1] Average testing times have fallen since April (from 4.0 days to 2.7 days in September); [2] Across all months, Black respondents wait almost an entire day more than white respondents for their test results (4.4 days to 3.5 days, on average); [3] In our September and August waves, the average respondent waited 6.2 days between seeking a test and receiving test results; [and 4] Only 56% of those who tested positive for COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] report being contacted as part of a contact tracing attempt[.]"

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Report No.17, v.1
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2020-10-16
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Northeastern University; Harvard Medical School; Rutgers University; Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy; Northwestern University
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The State of the Nation, A 50-State COVID-19 Survey: https://covidstates.org/
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