Same-day, on-site COVID-19 results coming for Baptist Health Madisonville

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – Faster COVID-19 testing results will soon be available in Madisonville.

Baptist Health is expected to get new equipment that will allow on-site, same-day results for COVID-19 testing. The new testing capabilities would allow results in hours instead of days and would help more efficiently and quickly treat those who test positive.

Officials say they hope to implement the changes as early as next week.

Hopkins County currently has 101 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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(This story was originally published on April 15, 2020)

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