LAX Debuts One-Hour Result COVID-19 PCR Testing Sites


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If your traveling plans include Los Angeles International Airport, here is some exciting news!

LAX travelers can now get a COVID-19 PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) test with guaranteed results in less than an hour! The announcement was made by airport officials Wednesday.

The new COVID-19 testing sites come as a result of a growing demand for fast and accurate testing to help passengers travel safely. The airport hopes these hour-result testing sites will open more destinations to travelers in the near future

According to the LAX officials, the one-hour PCR tests were developed by Visby and cost $199.

They are available at the Tom Bradley International Terminal and at ticket counters C01-C05 on the Upper/Departures Level from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

LAX also offers an $80 nasal-swab antigen tests option available from 9 a.m. to noon daily. This option is located at Terminal 6 and Tom Bradley International Terminal, with results ready in 30-60 minutes.

According to LAX, travelers who get tested at LAX will receive an itemized receipt that they can submit to their insurance providers for reimbursement.

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