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When to use a rapid antigen test to diagnose COVID-19

Steve Evans
Kim Chappell
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By Steve Evans, Kim Chappell, and Lanie Tindale · Updated January 4 2022 - 10:14am, first published January 3 2022 - 6:00pm

Changes to the definitions and requirements for close and casual contacts, and requirements for interstate travel, has made rapid antigen tests a hot product in the ACT.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

Kim Chappell

Kim Chappell

Digital journalist - National

Digital journalist for ACM's regional titles. Before this role, I was the digital specialist with ACM's Agricultural division and prior to that chief of staff at The Land, where I started as a journalist in 2006.

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I am a trainee at The Canberra Times. I currently cover breaking news, as well as an assortment of other random topics. I previously worked in digital news. Email tips or cute dog videos to lanie.tindale@canberratimes.com.au.

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