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FEMA Awards Contract to South Korean Manufacturer for COVID-19 Test Kits

SEOUL, South Korea (April 14, 2020) South Korean manufactured test kits are loaded onto planes bound for the United States. FEMA has awarded a contract with a manufacturer in South Korea to provide approximately 7,500 COVID-19 test kits. Each kit has the ability to test 100 people. The test kits will be distributed to states that can process them and have a need to augment their existing testing capability. Urgent needs will be given priority based on medical hot spot analysis. (Courtesy photo)
SEOUL, South Korea (April 14, 2020) South Korean manufactured test kits are loaded onto planes bound for the United States. FEMA has awarded a contract with a manufacturer in South Korea to provide approximately 7,500 COVID-19 test kits. Each kit has the ability to test 100 people. The test kits will be distributed to states that can process them and have a need to augment their existing testing capability. Urgent needs will be given priority based on medical hot spot analysis. (Courtesy photo) (FEMA Photo by Sharon Pieczenik/Released) Date: Apr 13, 2020