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How the school rapid testing regime will be rolled out in term 1

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated January 30 2022 - 11:40pm, first published January 29 2022 - 6:30pm

When children return to class in the ACT and NSW from Monday, most of the COVID safety measures from last term will be in place with one important difference: every student and teacher will be given two rapid antigen tests per week.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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