OSU TRACE testing expanding to Bend

In Corvallis, they’ve been able to collect more than 500 samples per weekend.

Posted: May 22, 2020 6:22 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University's TRACE testing is expanding to Bend.

The study has been looking at the prevalence of COVID-19 in Corvallis.

RELATED: NO NEW CASES FOUND IN LATEST OSU TRACE TESTING

University officials said the door-to-door sampling will happen in 30 neighborhoods at the end of May.

Researchers will also take wastewater samples to measure the spread of COVID-19. 

They’re hoping for a good amount of volunteers.

After the second round of testing, researchers said the results showed one case per 1,000 residents.

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