The White House: more COVID-19 tests available for the blind and visually impaired
The White House: more COVID-19 tests available for the blind and visually impaired

The White House: more COVID-19 tests available for the blind and visually impaired

Patients leave the observation area after receiving vaccines at a mobile coronavirus disease vaccine clinic (COVID-19) for members of deaf and blind communities, organized by the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, USA, March 19, 2021. REUTERS / David Ryder

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WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration is making more COVID-19 tests available to people who are blind or visually impaired, White House COVID-19 Response Director Ashish Jha said Thursday.

The seven-day average of COVID-19 cases has fallen by 4% from the week before to 99,400 a day, said Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the seven-day average of daily deaths fell by 16% from previous week.

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Reporting by Kanishka Singh and Ahmed Aboulenein; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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