23 Mar 2020

Are we testing enough for COVID 19?

From Nine To Noon, 9:29 am on 23 March 2020
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6000 thousand tests have been done in New Zealand for Covid 19 since the first case entered the country from Iran on February 28th.Yesterday 1200  laboratory tests were carried out.The test are being conducted by ESR and other providers, who also provide testing services for the Pacific.Drive-through hubs set up especially for testing coronavirus are beginning to roll out in New Zealand. Kathryn talks with University of Auckland Associate Professor of molecular medicine and pathology Mark Thomas.