27 Jan 2022

Covid-19: GPs warn they won't be able to help everyone

From Morning Report, 6:42 am on 27 January 2022

Doctors are warning they won't be able to help all of their patients when there are thousands of daily Omicron infections.

The warning follows the announcement of the Government's three-phase plan to tackle the highly contagious Covid-19 variant.

As the disease spreads cases will largely manage themselves, rapid antigen tests will become the go-to and periods of isolation will shrink.

Political reporter Katie Scotcher has more.