Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP
Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: US death rate likely to fall as new rules allow for wider testing

  • Rule change means independent laboratories will be able to use their own tests, making them available to less severe cases
  • US fatality rate stands at about 4.5 per cent, compared with 3.9 per cent in mainland China

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Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP
Diagnostics firms will be able to offer their own coronavirus tests at medical practices and clinics in the US. Photo: AP
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