Annapolis, Md. (AP) – Maryland is opening 10 new hospital-based testing sites for COVID-19.
Governor Larry Hogan announced the locations of the sites while touring a new state-run testing site at Laurel Medical Center.
The nine additional sites will open by the end of next week to meet rising demand for testing and to divert people way from emergency rooms just to get a test.
The new sites will be open daily for walk-ups without appointments.
The governor also Maryland is on track to receive another 500,000 rapid tests in the next week.