U.S. FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home

U.S. FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had authorized the first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home and that provides rapid results.

The test, manufactured by Lucira Health, is a molecular single use test that is intended to detect the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19.

(Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)

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