Labs promoting rapid Covit-19 PCR tests across New York City and the state have up to 11 days to deliver results, so a New York attorney this Tuesday ordered a halt to publishing misleading publications that could yield results within 24 or 48 hours.
Lawyer Letidia James is sending out warning messages to different companies for the fifth time, conducting rapid tests, two of which -EZ Test NY and Keep Health- taking seven days and in some cases up to eleven. , In providing test results.
James reminds them that at a time when “positive rates (trials) are rising from the Omigron and Christmas meetings”, it is tantamount to making “false promises that they have no way to keep”.
In the same letter disclosed by his office, the attorney encouraged citizens to report these delays to the office’s telephone number against fraud and consumer protection.
The percentage of positive in New York has exceeded 20% in the last seven days, while the number of tests carried out is higher than ever: 51,698 positive out of 223,153 tests recorded yesterday, but New York Governor Kathy Hochul confirms that these figures should be too high because they are all household No tests were collected.
In fact, the tests, which were a few hours late in early December, began to record delays as Christmas dates approached. Day and night.
Attorneys began sending these warning letters to companies on December 21, increasing the number of complaints for delays and warning six companies from that date. “
Covit-19 street trials are completely free even for citizens and tourists, and may be costly by insurance companies or by local, state or federal government individuals who do not have a health plan or policy.
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