Just in time for the holiday season, the Biden administration is offering Americans a fresh round of free at-home coronavirus tests through the Postal Service.
The administration revived the dormant program in September, announcing then that households could order four free tests through a federal website, covidtests.gov. Beginning Monday, households may order an additional four tests. Households that have not placed an order since the program resumed can submit two orders, for eight tests in total.
Hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 are far below what they were during the worst stretches of the pandemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 1.1 million people in the United States.