SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - This week the number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida has hit an all-time high, reaching nearly 10,000 cases on Friday.
All of the state-run COVID-19 testing site on the Suncoast have doubled their testing kits after running out nearly every day this week.
The Lincoln Park site increased from 200 to 500, the Robert L Taylor Community Complex site increased from 300 to 500, and the Mall at UTC site increased from 750 to 1,200.
A Tampa woman says she drove down to the Lincoln Park testing site in Palmetto because she couldn’t find any available COVID-19 testing today.
“I was exposed to someone with the virus who got tested a little bit before. It’s definitely important it’s kind of hard to get tested under certain circumstances,” she explains.