You can't test positive if you don't take the test.
The freezing temperatures may be too cold for COVID-19 tests.
The federal government has started shipping free at-home COVID-19 tests
"The cold weather can absolutely have an impact on testing," said Dr. Nathan Ledeboer, medical director of Medical College of Wisconsin clinical labs.
He recommends following up with a PCR test.
Test kits have a built-in mechanism to show if the kit fail
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