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CDC, public health labs performed at least 44,000 COVID-19 tests

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By Jaimy Lee

At least 44,872 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 4,505 tests performed by the CDC and 40,367 tests by public health laboratories. At least four major diagnostics makers including Abbott Laboratories /zigman2/quotes/203724446/composite ABT +2.51% , Hologic Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201671131/composite HOLX +2.13% , Roche Holding AG /zigman2/quotes/206324342/delayed CH:ROG -0.42% and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.99% have said they are now making 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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