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NEW YORK – Quest Diagnostics received on Tuesday Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for its SARS-CoV-2 rRT PCR test.

The issuance allows Quest to provide the test for individuals suspected by their healthcare providers of having COVID-19.

On Saturday, the company said that between the capacity provided by its own test as well as other authorized in vitro diagnostic SARS-CoV-2 test kits, it expected to be able to perform roughly 10,000 tests a day by the end of this week and roughly 20,000 tests per day by the end of March.

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