Virginia’s National Guard Picking Up Pace Of COVID-19 Testing In Commonwealth
So far from Southwest Virginia to Northern Virginia nearly 123 thousand individuals have been tested for COVID-19, but those test numbers should increase as the Virginia National Guard began testing over the weekend. The Guard is currently testing long term health care facilities in the Commonwealth. More than 530 troops have been deployed for its response to the pandemic. The state Guard has trained six teams, each with about 18 soldiers and airmen, to perform the tests.