Amazon to end COVID-19 testing program in its facilities
Amazon will start phasing out on-site COVID-19 tests at its warehouses by the end of the month. - Kjell Redal/Seattle Times/TNS

Amazon will start phasing out on-site COVID-19 tests at its warehouses by the end of the month, a company spokesperson confirmed Monday. The Information tech news website first reported that Amazon planned to end its coronavirus testing program, which during the brunt of the pandemic last fall aimed to process 50,000 tests from 650 facilities per day. Amazon decided to end its testing program because of “the progress we have made and improvements in public health conditions we are observing across the country,” spokesperson Kim Lafleur said in an email. “The health and safety of our employees ...