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NEW YORK – The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted Emergency Use Authorization for Hologic's Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2 assay, the company announced after the close of the market.

The FDA also issued EUA to Laboratory Corporation of America's coronavirus assay, as the total number of emergency-use-authorized commercial assays for detecting SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, grew to four, in addition to EUA-designated tests from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York State Department of Health.

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As cases of COVID-19 continued to grow this spring and summer in the US, so too did the number of Emergency Use Authorizations from the FDA for clinical diagnostic tests aimed at detecting current and past infections.