Andrew Barr points to rapid COVID tests to help stop future asymptomatic spread of coronavirus in the ACT

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
September 22 2021 - 2:00pm
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who sees a role for rapid antigen testing in the next phase of the COVID-19 response. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Rapid antigen tests will be needed to combat a growing number of vaccinated people with asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 spreading the virus in the community, Chief Minister Andrew Barr says.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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