LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — As cases of coronavirus continue to rise in Los Angeles County, so does the demand for testing.
A long line of drivers waiting to get swabbed formed at Dodger Stadium on Monday, the city’s largest testing site.READ MORE: UC Riverside Welcomes Back Students After 18 Months Of Virtual Classes
Many people have complained that they have been unable to make an appointment at the busy test site.
Health officials have said they are working to ramp up testing sites to accommodate the heavy demand.READ MORE: Father And Son Arrested In Connection To 3 East LA Murders Dating Back to 2014
Mayor Eric Garcetti said another 8,000 appointment slots will be added sometime next week.
L.A. County is currently testing more than 20,000 per day and has tested over 1.2 million people so far.MORE NEWS: CDC Advisory Panel Votes To Approve Pfizer Booster Shots For Some Adults
More information about testing in L.A. County can be found at corona-virus.la/covid-19-testing.