How long does it take in LA to get COVID-19 test results? County's official answers viewer questions

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Dr. Christina Ghaly is director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Dr. Ghaly spoke to ABC7 via Skype recently to answer questions from viewers on the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the questions asked by viewers:

  • How many days does it take to get COVID test results?

  • If we can't quarantine at home safely, where can we stay?

  • Why are outdoor malls still open? People still go inside the store to shop.

  • Why are we not on lockdown like in March if the numbers are so high?

  • Are we looking into using rapid tests? Require people to test at home before going to some places?

  • To see her answers to these questions, please watch the video above.
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