COVID-19 Testing Positivity Rates

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Week of July 17th, 2022

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GS Labs COVID-19 Positivity Rates

Throughout the week of Sunday, July 17 to Saturday, July 23, 2022, GS Labs testing saw an average positivity rate of 21% across six states. This percentage has not changed from the previous week. For the week starting July 17, 2022, the highest state positivity rate was 31% in Nebraska. The lowest rate was in Oregon with 16% positivity. All other states varied with their results for positivity for this week.

COVID-19 Positivity Rates Over Average Index:

The average positivity rate is 21% across all locations. More than half of the states had more than 20% positivity rates with COVID-19 Rapid Antigen tests conducted by GS Labs. The other two states had less than 20% positivity.  Here are the following state’s positivity rates for this week:

  • Nebraska had a COVID Positivity Rate of 31%, a 4% increase from last week.
  • Iowa had a COVID Positivity Rate of 26%, a 7% increase from last week.
  • Missouri had a COVID Positivity Rate of 22%, a 7% decrease from last week.
  • Minnesota had a COVID Positivity Rate of 2o%, a 1% decrease from last week.
  • Washington had a COVID Positivity Rate of 18%, a 1% decrease from last week.
  • Oregon had a COVID Positivity Rate of 16%, a 1% increase from last week.

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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 for the Week of 07/17

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