New Yorkers Queue for COVID-19 Testing Kits on Christmas Eve

There were long lines for COVID-19 tests in New York City ahead of Christmas Day as the city administered free testing kits.

This footage, captured by Twitter user @drbronnors, shows crowds gathering outside a facility on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, on Christmas Eve.

Cases in New York have spiked in recent weeks to record highs, driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant. State authorities announced that there had been a total of 44,431 new positive cases of the virus on Christmas Eve. Credit: @drbronnors via Storyful

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