White House official corrects Harris claim that COVID-19 tests will be sent by next week


Vice President Kamala Harris said the 500 million at-home rapid coronavirus tests would be distributed to Americans as soon as next week, but a White House official soon walked that back.

The Biden administration had announced in December that they would be purchasing and sending out half a billion tests, but it had been unclear exactly when that would happen.

"The president’s 500 million at-home tests will be sent out later this month, and we expect all contracts to be awarded over the course of the next two weeks," a White House official told Fox News.

Harris had told NBC News in an interview that aired Thursday morning that the tests would be going out "shortly," stating, "I think it's gonna be by next week. B... (Read more)

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