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COVID-19 Outbreak At Test Lab Could Delay Some Test Results In Ventura County

(KCLU photo)
Vehicles lined up at Ventura County new Camarillo COVID-19 test site at Freedom Park, near Camarillo Airport.

People who have taken COVID-19 tests in Ventura County over the last few days may get delayed results because of an outbreak of the virus among staff members at the processing facility.

There’s no word on exactly how many people were affected at the lab, which is in Monrovia.

Ventura County officials say the lab didn’t have to close, but is now catching up on a test processing backlog. 

They say people who haven’t received results after five days should contact the test program.  You can contact the test program if your results are delayed more than five days at  The need your name, date of birth, phone number, date of test, and location of test to find your results.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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