Millions of Coronavirus Test Kits Available Soon, Pence Says, As U.S. Cases Top 700

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By Robin Foster and E.J. Mundell
HealthDay Reporters

TUESDAY, March ten, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Thousands and thousands of substantially-necessary tests kits for COVID-19 are on the way to clinics and labs nationwide, Vice President Mike Pence advised reporters through a White Residence briefing Monday evening.

Pence heads the Trump Administration’s coronavirus job drive. He reported the team achieved out to governors from 47 states on Monday, and was “equipped to affirm with them that tests is now out there in all state labs in just about every state in the place.”

“Around a million tests have been distributed,” Pence reported, and “just before the conclusion of this 7 days, one more four million tests will be distributed.”.

Additionally, main clinical tests businesses these kinds of as LabCorp and Quest have also “brought a examination forward and are having that to market place powerful right now,”

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