N.J.-based lab company Quest had huge backlog of coronavirus tests, report says
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New Jersey-based commercial lab giant Quest Diagnosticshad thousands of coronavirustest orders waiting to be completed, leading to days of delays, CNN reported Wednesday, citing internal company documents.Quest, headquartered in Secaucus, had about 160,000 coronavirus testswaiting for processing on March 25, according to CNN’s report. The company has 320,000 orders for tests in all.Health experts across the country have called for increasing testing capacity as a crucial step in controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Many states, including New Jersey, also conduct tests at health departmen...

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