Mayor de Blasio speaks to reporters following a tour of the pandemic response lab.
Lab workers begin the initial stage of processing tests.
Robotic equipment is used to draw and move samples.
Reagents used for processing tests.
Mayor Bill de Blasio
The lab has a three month supply of reagents, chemicals used to process tests.
Workers sitting at cubicle stations inside the city's pandemic response lab.
A supply of face shields for staff.
A machine processes tests.
One of the roughly 120 employees working at the lab.
Mayor de Blasio along with aides speak to the press.
New York City Pandemic Response Lab
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