15 Feb 2021

Epidemiologists urge more saliva testing for border workers

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 15 February 2021

The government is being told to stop dragging its feet and introduce daily Covid-19 saliva testing for border workers and recent returnees.

The latest community cases in South Auckland have reignited calls for tougher border controls from leading epidemiologists.

It's got the backing of Opposition parties, who want saliva testing made mandatory. Here's political reporter Katie Scotcher.