COVID-19 Test Wait Times

Below, you can see the current COVID-19 testing estimated times to get your results from the date/time when the swab is administered.

COVID-19 PCR Test

Estimated result time:
24 to 48 hours

The timeline for processing of PCR tests is outside of the control of PRAXES and is subject to change without notice. All PCR swabs samples are sent to the Nova Scotia Health Microbiology Provincial Lab for processing. The lab is open 24/7/365, but there may be delays if there are a high volume of tests being processed.

COVID-19 Rapid Test

Result time:
Same day