Positive rapid test results will now be accepted as proof of COVID infection in ACT

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated January 8 2022 - 5:40am, first published 5:37am
People who test positive for COVID-19 on a rapid test in the ACT will no longer need to confirm their infection with a PCR test. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A positive rapid antigen test result will now be accepted as confirmation a person has tested positive for COVID-19 in the ACT.


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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