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Fourth testing site to open in Schuyler today

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Posted at 6:33 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 07:33:34-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — More testing means all those numbers will rise, and today Nebraska will open up a fourth testing site.

The Nebraska National Guard will team up with local health officials in Schuyler, just like they did at the CHI Health Center in Omaha last week.

That site and the ones in Grand Island and Lincoln will keep operating this week.

"As you look at our first couple days, we had not quite 80% of the tests get turned around in two days or less in that 48 period which is our goal," said Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Ricketts says while the state is working through some of those delays, as of Friday it had processed more than 1,500 tests per day for nine days in a row.