Public Health commissioner misspoke on testing figures

No, Georgia’s COVID-19 test positivity rates did not increase because labs reported rapid tests to the state health department electronically — despite what the state’s top public health official told reporters during a news conference Wednesday morning. Twice during the briefing with Gov. Brian Kemp, Dr. Kathleen Toomey incorrectly said antigen tests were “probably” causing the “little blip” in viral test positivity rate.

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