FDA’s New COVID-19 ‘’Home Tests’' Will Give You Results In 20 Minutes For $30
No more waiting in long lines for painful tests.
COVID-19 continues to spread across the, but there is hope thanks to vaccines officially being administered across the country and much easier testing on the way.
The time it takes to get results
The test, which is being called "The Ellume COVID-19 Home Test," correctly identified 96% of positive cases and 100% of negative cases during trial uses.
is used to collect a sample but unlike other nasal swabs administered at testing sights, this swab does not have to go as far up your nose, making it virtually painless.
When taking the test, you will download the official app, which is where your results will be sent.
"Today is a promising step forward and we are eager to continue advancing additional innovation in COVID-19 testing that the science supports,” said Jeff Shuren, the director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Ellume Health anticipates getting over 3 million units out to the public in January, with many more out in the coming months.