Honolulu Civil Beat – Widespread, Frequent COVID-19 Testing ‘Can Wipe This Off The Planet’

Amid surging cases and widespread dissatisfaction with Gov. David Ige’s plans for schools and tourism, Honolulu’s Civil Beat news organization wrote about how doctors and economists want ramped-up testing as quickly as possible. Senior business writer, Stewart Yerton mentioned Oceanit’s ASSURE-19 tests in his article as a possible solution to the expensive, delayed, and low-availability PCR testing in the State of Hawaii.

With the documented shortage of supplies to do the lab-based, molecular PCR testing in Hawaii, alternative tests are a critical need for the state. As the case numbers go up on the mainland, three major labs in Hawaii have had a shortage in PCR supplies that are significantly delaying the return of test results. ASSURE-19 could be the alternative technology that would supplement testing capacity here, on the mainland, and abroad.

Click here to read the article: https://www.civilbeat.org/2020/08/widespread-frequent-covid-19-testing-can-wipe-this-off-the-planet/