Testing continues beyond capacity amid plans for change

Ben Fraser
Melanie Whelan
By Ben Fraser, and Melanie Whelan
December 29 2021 - 11:00pm
TESTING TIMES: Rapid antigen testing kits (left) have been selling out at pharmacies while people have been waiting hours for traditional polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests (right) at clinics amid the latest outbreak of COVID-19. Picture: FILE

PLANS to step up COVID-19 testing capacity across the region are in preparation to face an expected 10,000 new infections in Victoria each day.

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Ben Fraser

Ben is the Editor with the Wimmera Mail-Times, Stawell Times-News and Ararat Advertiser. Ben is the former chief of staff at the Portland Observer, a qualified teacher, and an Leadership Great South Coast alumni (2019).

Melanie Whelan

Melanie Whelan

Journalist

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