Coronavirus: More Canadian provinces opting for COVID-19 saliva tests

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: More Canadian provinces opting for COVID-19 saliva tests” – below is their description.

Several Canadian cities are trying out saliva testing for COVID-19. The tests are meant to be less invasive, so whether it’s the rinse-and-spit that was released in B.C. earlier this month or just the simple spit tests taking place in Quebec and Ontario, Canadians are looking for ways to ease discomfort and overcrowding at testing centres. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews

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