Giroir Downplays COVID-19 Test Issues As Senate Spotlights Delays

By Kelly Lienhard / July 30, 2020 at 7:17 PM
As lawmakers and industry experts criticize lack of federal coordination and slow turnaround times on COVID-19 diagnostic tests, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir asserted that reports of widespread delays in receiving test results are largely inaccurate and that there are no significant problems with securing testing supplies. Giroir told reporters on a Thursday (July 30) HHS press call that supplies “absolutely satisfy” the current testing goals of states. “I continue to see reporting incorrectly in the media that...

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