2 Apr 2020

Covid-19 testing demand puts assessment clinics under stress

From Checkpoint, 5:24 pm on 2 April 2020

A Hawke's Bay doctor says the government's call earlier this week to 'test, test, test' for the Covid-19 put assessment centres under enormous stress.

The doctor says the announcement was made ahead of the Ministry of Health updating its case definition and before more supplies of testing kits had arrived.

RNZ reporter Robin Martin has more.