US President Joe Biden (left) speaks on his administration’s Covid-19 surge response as members of the military from Arizona, New York and Michigan listen on a screen in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden (left) speaks on his administration’s Covid-19 surge response as members of the military from Arizona, New York and Michigan listen on a screen in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

Joe Biden sends US military to overwhelmed states to help with Omicron coronavirus surge

  • The president also promised free high-quality masks and 500 million more free Covid-19 tests to tackle the fast-spreading variant
  • Military health workers will be sent to packed emergency rooms to free up hospital staff for non-coronavirus cases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Joe Biden (left) speaks on his administration’s Covid-19 surge response as members of the military from Arizona, New York and Michigan listen on a screen in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden (left) speaks on his administration’s Covid-19 surge response as members of the military from Arizona, New York and Michigan listen on a screen in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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