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Who should get assessed for COVID-19

People with any of the COVID-19 symptoms who are close contacts of confirmed cases, have recently travelled overseas, or been in contact with recent travellers, should get assessed. If you have symptoms but are unsure if you have been exposed to COVID-19, ring Healthline or your GP for advice. Over winter there … Read more

Testing data in New Zealand

The Ministry of Health is still recording testing data by region and by ethnicity within regions. This helps us ensure we have an accurate picture of any future spread of COVID-19 and can respond in the best way. It also helps to keep track of who is being tested, including … Read more

Having a support person while getting tested

You can ask someone to help you get to the doctor and be with you while you are being assessed and tested.  If you need to visit the hospital, you can ask someone to help you get to there. If you need someone with you at the hospital, you or … Read more

Getting tested

If you have symptoms and are a close contact of a confirmed case, have recently travelled overseas, or been in contact with recent travellers, call your doctor before getting tested and ensure you understand the process to follow when you arrive. Some health care centers may need you to wait … Read more

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