Current Direction details
The purpose of this Direction is to ensure that COVID-19 PCR test resources remain available for persons displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or are at high risk of COVID-19 exposure and are not used in circumstances where point-of-care tests are appropriate.
This direction may be cited as Emergency Management (Use of PCR Tests) (COVID-19) Direction 2022. It revokes the Emergency Management (Use of Certain Point of Care Tests) (COVID-19) Direction 2021. This direction came into effect at 12.01 am on 13 January 2022.