Finding a Covid-19 test is a struggle right now in the US as Omicron and holiday plans collide

With coronavirus cases surging once again, frustrated Americans are struggling to get tested days before Christmas as long lines and increased demand overwhelm some facilities across the country. The catalyst has been the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, which has become the dominant strain in the US in a matter of weeks and has led to a slew of new measures to combat the spread.
With millions traveling or planning to join large family gatherings, there is a rush to get tested -- and many people are running out of luck, either with getting tests at clinics or with buying at-home test kits. Long lines were seen this week in New York City, Boston and Miami, as well as Ohio and Minnesota.
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