How rapid tests are being used to test for COVID-19 across Canada

While the federal government has distributed 15.4 million rapid tests, a Global News analysis shows the use of rapid tests varies widely across the country and adding up answers from … Read More

Health Canada approves rapid coronavirus test after feds put 7.9M on order

The news comes one day after the federal government announced it had signed a deal securing up to 7.9 million Abbot ID Now COVID-19 rapid tests once they were approved … Read More

Canada signs deal to buy 7.9M rapid coronavirus tests, pending approval

Canada has signed a deal to buy up to 7.9 million rapid coronavirus tests, pending approval from health officials, Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Tuesday. There … Read More

As coronavirus cases spike, feds still ‘reviewing’ rapid testing applications

As lineups at coronavirus testing sites surge at health clinics across Canada, so does the demand for more rapid results. There are around 12 point-of-care rapid tests awaiting review from … Read More