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.

Emergency Management (Use of PCR Tests) (COVID-19) Direction 2022 (PDF, 658.1 KB) - 12 January 2022

Emergency Management (Use of PCR Tests) (COVID-19) Direction 2022 (DOCX, 32.1 KB) - 12 January 2022

Page last updated: 12 January 2022