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Victoria Covid update: state to mandate reporting of positive rapid test results – video

It will now be mandatory to report positive rapid antigen test results to the health department by phone or using an online form. A positive home test will carry the same obligations as a positive PCR test. Acting chief health officer, Prof Benjamin Cowie, says with significant transmission of the Omicron variant, pressure on the PCR testing system, and millions of rapid tests being ordered by the Victorian government, the rapid antigen tests will now have the same ‘authority’ as a PCR test

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