Kansas City Star: Why are people testing negative for COVID, and then testing positive days later?

January 6, 2022

Odds are, you know someone around Kansas City who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past couple weeks.

With local medical officials saying COVID-19 patients are overwhelming their hospitals and record-breaking daily new case numbers, the virus is here in full force. So many people are trying to get tested, and one question we’ve heard from readers and wanted to learn more about is why so many people seem to be testing negative at first, to only then test positive days later.

The Kansas City Star talked to Ginny Boos, PhD, Director of Infection Prevention at Saint Luke's Health System, to get insight on why this may be the case with the new wave of the virus and the best time to get tested. 

Read the Kansas City Star article: Why are people testing negative for COVID, and then testing positive days later?

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