The Biden administration plans to ask Congress for another $30 billion in COVID-19 aid.

Its wish list reportedly includes:

  • $4.9 billion for testing
  • $3 billion to pay for care for the uninsured
  • $17.9 billion for vaccines and treatments
  • $3.7 billion to pay for new vaccine development
  • $500 million for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID surveillance and operations


The wish list reportedly does not include additional money for the Provider Relief Fund.

Learn more about what the administration seeks and what happens next in this Washington Post report.