A leading epidemiologist is warning a change in testing regimes for staff at the Howard Springs quarantine facility could leave the Northern Territory vulnerable to community transmission of coronavirus.
- The NT government has scrapped the use of daily rapid antigen tests for quarantine staff
- NT health authorities say ‘gold standard’ PCR testing will be used instead
- But a leading epidemiologist has warned that could increase the risk of a COVID breach
As the facility prepares to accept…