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Starting from the bottom right corner, a line of cars snakes through the parking lot at Hancock Center in Austin while waiti…

Want a coronavirus test in Texas? You may have to wait for hours in a car.

Months into the pandemic, demand for coronavirus tests is soaring. Texans report problems with almost every facet of the testing process, starting with the glitching websites and unanswered phone lines used to schedule appointments, and extending to long lags before test results come back.

A line of about 100 cars formed at Barbara Jordan Elementary School in Austin at a COVID-19 testing site. June 26, 2020.
People wait in their cars to get tested at the Portland Community Center.  According to authorities at the testing site, the…
People wait in their vehicles to get tested for COVID-19 at a temporary testing site in Mission on June 26, 2020.
A woman reads in her car while waiting to get tested at the Portland Community Center.
A line of close to 100 cars formed at Hancock Center in Austin while waiting for COVID-19 tests at the Community Care clinic…

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