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CDC, public health labs have tested at least 54,205 Americans for coronavirus

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By Ciara Linnane

At least 54,205 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted by public health organizations in the U.S., as of March 18, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This includes 4,524 tests performed by the CDC and 49,681 tests by public health laboratories. At least four major diagnostics makers including Abbott Laboratories /zigman2/quotes/203724446/composite ABT -0.67% , Hologic Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201671131/composite HOLX +0.39% , Roche Holding AG /zigman2/quotes/206324342/delayed CH:ROG -0.27% and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.32% have made tests for the novel coronavirus. As those tests become available, it is expected to expand testing access in the U.S.

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$ 93.04
-0.63 -0.67%
Volume: 2.92M
July 10, 2020 4:02p
P/E Ratio
46.61
Dividend Yield
1.55%
Market Cap
$165.69 billion
Rev. per Employee
$296,874
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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 57.70
+0.23 +0.39%
Volume: 2.93M
July 10, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
25.20
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$14.84 billion
Rev. per Employee
$521,033
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CH : Switzerland: SWX
CHF 332.05
-0.90 -0.27%
Volume: 1.05M
July 10, 2020 5:31p
P/E Ratio
21.26
Dividend Yield
2.71%
Market Cap
CHF284.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
CHF601,914
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/zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 382.57
-5.10 -1.32%
Volume: 983,590
July 10, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
41.95
Dividend Yield
0.23%
Market Cap
$153.11 billion
Rev. per Employee
$347,971
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