ACT government drops COVID rapid antigen test pilot before end of 2021 school term

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 18 2021 - 9:02pm, first published 6:30pm
ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A pilot for introducing COVID-19 rapid antigen testing in Canberra schools will not go ahead this year with health authorities warning there's "not enough time" to get the complex trial up and running.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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