Rite Aid CEO: Coronavirus testing capacity 400 people per day
Rite Aid President and CEO Heyward Donigan discusses expanding coronavirus testing and the state of business.
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Rite Aid has set up 25 drive-thru coronavirus testing sites at its stores in eight states, but CEO Donigan Heyward said Thursday that the sites are not hitting their "full volume."
"We wish that we had more people coming," Heyward told "Mornings with Maria." "We're still not seeing the full volume of people making appointments to get these tests."
RITE AID ADDING 5,000 JOBS TO MEET CORONAVIRUS DEMAND
Rite Aid, along with chains including Walgreens, CVSHealth and Walmart, is helping in the fight against the novel coronavirus by opening drive-thru testing sites at hot spots across the U.S.
Rite Aid is able to test 400 people a day. Results return in two to five days, Heyward said.