25 Jun 2020

Ministry of Health changes guidelines for testing and self-isolation

From Morning Report, 7:13 am on 25 June 2020

There's been a dramatic change to the criteria for having a covid-19 test  - and it means a lot fewer people will get one.

The Ministry of Health will no longer require people with any cold or cough or flu symptom to get a swab unless they are high risk.

Dr Papaarangi Reid a specialist in public health medicine and co-leader of the National Māori Pandemic Group speaks to Corin Dann.