As the holiday season comes to a close, more find themselves lining up for a PCR test.
While COVID-19 cases increase in NSW, so do people seeking testing.
There is a current shortage in rapid antigen tests (RAT) and, long queues await those seeking to do a PCR test.
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- On January 1, 2022, NSW recorded a historic 22,557 cases of COVID-19 in one day
- On average, waiting to do a PCR test can last between 30 minutes and three hours.
- Shortage of rapid antigen tests across the state is expected to be eased by the end of the month.