ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland is getting more than 1.8 million rapid coronavirus tests from the federal government, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday.
The 1,820,000 Abbott BinaxNOW rapid tests can give results in as little as 15 minutes, the agency said. Gov. Larry Hogan will have the final say on how to distribute them.READ MORE: Joppa Man Charged After Gun Found In Carry-On At BWI Security Checkpoint
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The federal government bought 150 million tests in late August and is “well underway” with distributing them to all 50 states and Washington, D.C.MORE NEWS: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore