On average, over 1.7 million community-based COVID-19 tests are conducted each day. And for a patient, it's a two-step process. First, a healthcare professional extracts a tissue sample and then in a few days the patient receives the test result. If it is positive, they start a treatment regimen. But, what patients don’t see are the complex steps in between and how those steps sometimes impede the speed and accuracy of test results.