Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP
Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP

Coronavirus pandemic

US approves first at-home coronavirus test, with results in 20 minutes

  • The test will be available over the counter for around US$30
  • Authorities say it correctly identified 96 per cent of positive samples and 100 per cent of negative samples in individuals with symptoms

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP
Australian manufacturer Ellume’s Covid-19 at-home test works with a smartphone app that can connect users to an online doctor consultation if they test positive. Photo: Ellume via AP
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