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Why a negative COVID test doesn’t give you the green light for Thanksgiving – The Mercury News

With Bay Area testing sites at capacity, officials fear that negative results will give people a false sense of security.

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As the coronavirus pandemic soars to new heights across California just days before Thanksgiving, testing in the Bay Area is similarly surging — a trend that is raising some alarms for public health officials who fear that negative results will give people a false sense of security.
“The value of testing is that if you’re positive, you won’t gather, and that will avoid an infection,” said Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University…

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