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Tasmania increases rapid antigen test order as testing demand continues to strain Public Health capacity

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated January 5 2022 - 5:35am, first published 4:00am
Tasmanian COVID testing sites are seeing significant surges in demand, prompting some changes to capacity and times. Picture: Phillip Biggs

The Tasmanian Government has increased its order for rapid antigen tests from two million to five million and is close to finalising a deal with Australia Post to be a distribution site as testing demand continues to surge statewide.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010