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26 Oct 2021 11:48
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Front facing health workers see the importance of increased surveillance testing in Auckland

    Front facing health workers see the importance of increased surveillance testing in Auckland


    Ashley Bloomfield has requested all workers who've come onboard in Level Three to get two tests over the next fortnight -- at least five days apart, even if they're symptom free.

    Royal New Zealand College of GPs Medical Director Bryan Betty says it makes sense.

    He says one of the obvious places to go is health workers interacting with patients or those interacting with the public.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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