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People can as soon as once more order free COVID-19 assessments from the federal authorities by visiting COVIDtests.gov. On this spherical, the U.S. Postal Service will ship eight free fast antigen assessments to any family within the U.S. that wishes them, in response to the web site.
The location out of the blue appeared lively Monday to supply the third spherical of free assessments and not using a prior announcement.
This comes as COVID instances within the U.S. have risen greater than 60% up to now two weeks and hospitalizations have begun to climb once more as effectively.
The administration has been criticized for not giving freely as many assessments as households may want if somebody comes down with COVID. However officers beforehand mentioned they had been holding again to see how a lot demand there was. The primary spherical of assessments despatched out in January supplied 4 per family, and the second spherical in March supplied eight assessments per family.