Surging COVID test demand ripples through CT health, politics, schools, economy [CT Insider]

January 11, 2022
Excerpt from the CT Insider (Jan. 8, 2022):

Sen. Eric Berthel, R-Watertown, asked for a full accounting of the at-home test kits the Lamont administration “has contractual agreements for” and when more tests will be delivered to cities and towns.

“Thousands of families are still in need and lack other reasonable alternatives to at-home testing—State Covid Testing Sites—because these sites are now overwhelmed,” Berthel said in a letter to Lamont. “As a result, families presently face hours-long wait times and test shortages with hundreds being turned away.”

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