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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A bit of common-sense could be the cure to long wait times for a Covid-19 test

    A bit of common-sense could be the cure to long wait times for a Covid-19 test


    More than 100-thousand tests have been taken in the Auckland region alone since the Delta outbreak was detected, last Tuesday.

    There are reports some Aucklanders are waiting four to five days for a swab result.

    Auckland University microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles says she's aware of people getting tested who don't need to.

    She says we need to ensure capacity is used by those who genuinely need a test - rather than those just worried about the virus.

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