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Honolulu airport COVID testing surges along with cases

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                                About 50 people were lined up Saturday afternoon at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport testing site, which administered 1,192 tests that day, compared with about 500 tests on a typical day before the omicron variant was detected in Hawaii on Dec. 2.

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    About 50 people were lined up Saturday afternoon at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport testing site, which administered 1,192 tests that day, compared with about 500 tests on a typical day before the omicron variant was detected in Hawaii on Dec. 2.

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                                Alex Santos waited Saturday as Haley Trumbo swabbed for a COVID-19 test at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. About 50 people were lined up Saturday afternoon at the airport testing site, which administered 1,192 tests that day, compared with about 500 tests on a typical day before the omicron variant was detected in Hawaii on Dec. 2.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@ STARADVERTISER.COM

    Alex Santos waited Saturday as Haley Trumbo swabbed for a COVID-19 test at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. About 50 people were lined up Saturday afternoon at the airport testing site, which administered 1,192 tests that day, compared with about 500 tests on a typical day before the omicron variant was detected in Hawaii on Dec. 2.

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                                Above, Macy Ah Soon used antigen testing equipment for analysis of swab samples Saturday at the COVID- 19 testing site at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

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    Above, Macy Ah Soon used antigen testing equipment for analysis of swab samples Saturday at the COVID- 19 testing site at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

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                                Above, a drop of testing solution is used to start analysis of swab samples.

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    Above, a drop of testing solution is used to start analysis of swab samples.

COVID-19 testing has increased during the past two weeks at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport with the holidays fast approaching and a surge in infections that’s already worse than last year at this time. Read more

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