NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the state's coronavirus test was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
The state will begin testing immediately at Wadsworth Lab.
Cuomo says this will expedite the wait time and improve New York's ability to more effectively manage the coronavirus situation.
BREAKING: When I spoke to @VP, I urged him to approve New York State’s #coronavirus test — we just received word that our test has been approved by the FDA.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) February 29, 2020
This will expedite wait time and improve NY’s ability to more effectively manage the coronavirus situation as it unfolds.
There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York State.