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COVID-19 testing site at Tropicana Field temporarily closes due to high volume

The site will reopen Wednesday at 8 a.m.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — The COVID-19 testing site at Tropicana Field is temporarily closed for the rest of the day, Pinellas County officials say. 

Leaders say a high volume of people looking to get tested at the site prompted the early closure. There is currently a two-hour wait for those already at the site. Staff says they want to make sure those waiting will be able to be tested today. 

The site will reopen Wednesday at 8 a.m. 

For more information and other testing site locations, visit here.

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