DeSantis says he wants 10,000 samples a day by summer

(WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a press conference Saturday morning that he wants to expand testing in Florida as the amount of coronavirus cases continue to grow throughout the state.

DeSantis specified a goal of 10,000 samples a day by the summer in order to increase accessibility to testing.

DeSantis said, “I’ve ordered the Department of Health to order high-throughput machines for our state labs. We have three state labs, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Miami. They do a good job but they’re only processing hundreds of samples a day is their maximum. We want high throughputs so we can do significant amounts in the state labs.”

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