Walmart, Kroger Raise Prices of Covid-19 Test Kits

Retailers’ price increases for hard-to-find BinaxNOW rapid tests follow expiration of deal with White House to sell them for $14

To help combat Omicron, the Biden administration is opening up more Covid testing sites and delivering 500 million Covid tests to Americans. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez breaks down why testing is still a pain point in the U.S., two years into the pandemic. Photo Illustration: David Fang

Prices are going up for some of the cheapest and most popular at-home Covid-19 test kits in the U.S.

Walmart and Kroger are raising their prices for BinaxNOW at-home rapid tests, after the expiration of a deal with the White House to sell the test kits at cost for $14.

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