The Government of Canada has provided more information about rapid testing for COVID-19. Rapid testing has been an effective tool to curb outbreaks of all kinds. There are now rapid tests approved for use in Canada. They are:
- Easy to administer
- Able to provide results in 15 minutes
- Critical for preventing outbreaks in workplaces with close-contact employees
- Free for select businesses and non-profit organizations
More information about rapid testing can be found here.