DAYTONA BEACH, Fla — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gave a coronavirus update Sunday afternoon from Daytona Beach.
During the news conference, DeSantis said the state received 200,000 COVID-19 anti-body tests early Sunday morning. They will be distributed throughout the state "in the coming days," according to the governor.
A mobile testing lab will be deployed in the state starting this week. The lab will provide 45-minute rapid tests. 3,500 tests will be available each week. The governor said long term care facilities will be serviced by the lab first.
Gov. DeSantis said Walgreens announced 11 drive-thru testing sites will open throughout the state this week. One testing site will be located in Hillsborough County. The governor also said CVS and Walmart will soon make similar announcements for drive-thru testing sites.