The Tropicana Field coronavirus testing site in St. Petersburg is experiencing long wait times Friday morning, according to a Pinellas County news release.
Various sites around the Tampa Bay area have seen increased demand, as people seek to get tested before the holidays. The county sent out a list of other available testing sites across Pinellas.
A coronavirus test can only tell if someone had the virus on the day they were tested, the county said in its news release. Both rapid tests and PCR tests are available at Tropicana Field. While PCR tests take longer to process, they are generally more accurate than rapid tests.
Tropicana Field’s testing site will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
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