Virus test sites swamped across South Carolina

STATE — Between the omicron variant, a holiday surge and updated isolation and quarantine guidance, waiting lines at COVID-19 testing sites are looking more like a line for an amusement park ride.

The Nettles Park testing site in Clemson collected 1,324 tests on Jan. 3, more than double the number of tests from previous record highs, Clemson physician Dr. Ted Swann said last week, and if traffic jams are any indication, the numbers are only increasing.

The drive-thru testing site offers free saliva PCR tests with 48-hour results, and over the past two weeks has had

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