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Updated: October 26, 2020 03:07 PM
Created: October 26, 2020 03:03 PM
The Department of Health and Human Services announced today that they are sending 1,690,000 Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 point of care antigen tests to Minnesota.
According to a release from HHS, the rapid point of care tests can diagnose COVID-19 infection in as little as 15 minutes and will be distributed at the discretion of Gov. Walz to K-12 students, teachers, nursing home patients and staff, higher education, critical infrastructre, first responders and other priorities as deemed fit.