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November 4, 2020 - Last night, the Governor issued Executive Order 202.72 which extends modifications and suspensions of law and any directive contained in Executive Order 202 up to 202.63.

The directive contained in Executive Order 202.61, along with implementing guidance, requiring clinical laboratories and licensed professionals authorized by the Department of Health Physician Office Laboratory Evaluation Program to administer a test for COVID-19 or influenza to report results of COVID-19 and influenza tests to the Department within three hours, is hereby modified to permit clinical laboratories and those licensed professionals with reporting requirements to report results to the Department within 24 hours, provided the Department may require more frequent reporting if deemed necessary.

This directive has been issued through December 3, 2020.