Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that construction workers, even those without symptoms, will be eligible for free COVID-19 tests at any of the 34 testing sites in LA County.
A day earlier, the mayor had announced that transportation workers, including rideshare drivers, taxi drivers and delivery drivers without symptoms, were eligible for free COVID-19 tests, calling them “frontline” workers.
Coronavirus testing had already been expanded to critical workers, including first responders, without symptoms and to anyone with symptoms within the county.
To sign up for a free same or next day test, click here.
Earlier in the day, the LA County Department of Public Health announced that the county had confirmed 1,000 deaths related to the virus, with confirmed COVID-19 cases approaching 21,000.
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