Thousands Of People in Fairfield Area: Lining Up For Hours for COVID-19 Test [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Thousands Of People in Fairfield Area: Lining Up For Hours for COVID-19 Test [Headlines]

A new rule requiring workers travelling out of the Fairfield LGA to get COVID tests every three days, has prompted a rush on testing sites.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 14 Jul 2021News

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New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has apologised on behalf of the Government for the testing chaos at Fairfield, in Sydney’s south-west.

People have waited up to eight hours to get swabbed.

A new rule requiring workers travelling out of the Fairfield local government area to get COVID tests every three days, has prompted a rush on testing sites.

There’s a three-day grace period, before the change will be enforced.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian is expected to confirm today, the “stay at home” orders won’t be lifted on Friday as the number of COVID cases in the community is still too high.

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