Florida Cuts Ties With Large Coronavirus Testing Lab, Citing 75,000 Delayed Results

Quest Diagnostics accounts for roughly 30% of Florida's total of some 4.6 million tests. The state calls the release of results from weeks or months ago an "unacceptable dump of test results."
Cars line up last month at a rapid coronavirus testing site at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Florida's agencies have cut ties with the testing lab Quest Diagnostics over the delayed reporting of tens of thousands of test results to the state. Source: Chandan Khanna

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is ordering state agencies to end their relationships with Quest Diagnostics after the large medical laboratory said it had mistakenly delayed reporting the results of nearly 75,000 coronavirus tests to the state.

The delayed

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