A brand new Covid-19 testing centre at Te Papa Tongarewa’s carpark shall be up and working in Wellington from tomorrow.
Capital & Coast District Well being Board says the centre will solely be accessible for booked assessments and can open from 8am till 9pm from tomorrow.
Te Papa is closed to the general public till Sunday after it was one of many websites visited by the Australian vacationer who was in Wellington on the weekend and who later examined constructive for Covid-19.
The DHB stated the Te Papa testing centre is a part of its work to extend testing capability all through the Wellington area.
The DHB in the present day introduced in 5 new pop-up testing centres within the Wellington area, bringing the whole variety of group testing websites to 10.
Click on right here for details about testing websites within the Wellington area.
A DHB assertion stated Covid-19 swab numbers in the present day far exceeded the 2100 carried out yesterday throughout the area, with definitive numbers accessible tomorrow.
Individuals looking for a take a look at are being suggested to make an appointment as these with out appointments are prone to have longer ready instances.
Individuals can name Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or their GP for recommendation on testing and for referral to a reserving centre to make an appointment.