NYC To Distribute 16M Tests Amid Latest COVID Surge

The New York Daily News reports:

Mayor Adams announced Monday that the city is significantly expanding the number of COVID tests and masks it distributes to schools, libraries and houses of worship in a push to stem the growing number of coronavirus cases and to head off a future wave of the virus.

Over the next month, the city plans to send out 16.5 million at-home COVID test kits and 1 million masks, and city health officials are recommending that people who test positive and show symptoms reach out to a city hotline to have anti-viral medications delivered for free to their doorsteps.

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