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18 Jan 2021 17:36
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Covid-19 testing continues to be available for Cantabrians today

    Covid-19 testing continues to be available for Cantabrians today


    It comes as all but seven international mariners from Russia and Ukraine leave managed isolation and quarantine in Christchurch -- to join their vessels.

    235 mariners arrived in the country last month on a charter flight from Moscow.

    31 of the group tested positive for Covid-19.

    24 have now recovered and are free to leave.

    Earlier this week, two health staff working at the facility tested positive for the virus.

    As a result, free covid testing is available at general practices and urgent care facilities throughout the region, and at three Community-Based Assessment Centres.

    Anyone is able to pop in and be tested.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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