RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Wake County says it has seen a 134 percent increase in the number of COVID-19 tests administered in November as compared to October.
The county runs two testing sites – Sunnybrook in Raleigh and Radeas Labs in Wake Forest. Both are nearly booked through Friday, Wake County said.
Some times may be available for Wednesday at Sunnybrook.
A total of 11,252 tests were conducted from Oct. 1-21 at those sites combined and 26,360 tests from Nov. 1-21, Wake County said.
With the increased demand, online appointments may be booked. However, Wake County said even if a testing site is booked, “we will not turn anyone away.”
Officials are also asking for residents to “pack their patience” when they arrive at a testing site.
“Prepare for the possibility of longer wait times than in the past,” Wake County spokeswomanDara Demi said in a release.
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