COVID-19 Testing Positivity Rates

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Week of May 8, 2022

GS Labs COVID-19 Positivity Rates

Throughout the week of Sunday, May 8 to Saturday May 14, 2022 GS Labs testing saw an average positivity rate of 19% across ten states and nearly 6,000 rapid antigen tests. For the week starting May 8, 2022, the highest state positivity rate was Iowa with nearly 30% and the lowest was Washington with just over 10% positivity.

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Over Average Index:

The average positivity rates of 19% across all locations but some metro areas had more than 20% positivity rates with COVID-19 Rapid Antigen tests conducted by GS Labs. The following metro areas have seen a COVID-19 antigen test positivity rate higher than average:

  • Portland, OR COVID Positivity Rate: 20%
  • Minneapolis, MN COVID positivity rate: 23%
  • Omaha, NE COVID positivity rate: 23%
  • Des Moines, IA COVID positivity rate: 29%

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Breakdown of States By COVID-19 Positivity Rates:

Below is a graph of COVID-19 positivity rates across GS Labs locations.

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Chart 5.8.22

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Note: Most private and government organizations have stopped publishing positivity rates due to the increase use of At-Home COVID-19 tests. GS Labs is providing positivity rates specifically on antigen tests conducted by our trained staff across the locations we operate in.