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CVS says COVID-19 test delays are abating

By The Wall Street Journal  
   August 05, 2020

CVS Health Corp. said delays getting Covid-19 test results to customers are abating after backlogs led to extended wait-times that threatened to hamper efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The drugstore giant, the biggest retail chain conducting Covid-19 tests in the U.S., said it temporarily reduced the amount of new tests it administered while adding additional labs to process backlogged results. CVS didn’t quantify the improvement in wait times.

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