PBS NewsHour

Omicron spreads as free home tests are set to roll out

Clip: 01/15/2022 | 3m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Starting Saturday, private insurers are required to cover the cost of up to eight at-home testing kits, while those without insurance can get a free kit from the federal government. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases rose by another 800,000 across the U.S. Hospitals are filling up even as deaths have risen at a slower pace. Dr. Jeremy Faust, an emergency room physician, joins from Boston.

Aired: 01/15/22

Rating: NR

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