More Valley coronavirus tests on the way amid reopening of businesses

Posted at 8:47 AM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 11:47:42-04

As Arizona businesses begin to reopen and employees leave their quarantine homes to go back to the workplace, more testing is being made available.

University of Arizona is expanding its analysis of blood samples to include hundreds of thousands of Arizonans statewide to determine who has developed antibodies against the virus that causes Covid-19.

The state of Arizona is providing $3.5 million for the testing to increase throughout the state.

The antibody test uses a blood sample, while the PCR test uses a swab to gather cells to determine if someone currently has Covid-19.

Read more from the Phoenix Business Journal.