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A health worker advises people at waiting times at the Tarnaki Street Cove 19 testing center as the Ministry of Health confirms there are 3 new cases in Wellington.
A second pop-up Covid 19 testing site opened in Wellington, Texas, on Friday to meet the demand for tests in the capital.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that there are three positive cases of Covid 19 in Wellington. The trio recently traveled to Auckland and visited a place of interest there.
On Friday, long queues at the Community Testing Center at Taranaki St. and delays throughout the day, with vehicles queuing up to 200 meters to Vivian St.
Staff at the Taranaki St. site were directing people waiting in line to T-Papa’s location, which had very small queues. There is also a pop-up site in Hataitai Park.
* Cove 19: Where to get tested all over New Zealand.
* Disappointment in the six-hour queue for a test drive on the north coast of Auckland.
* 19: After the new community case where you can get tested in Auckland.
A total of 27,899 tests were performed across New Zealand on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health.
Covid test is free. You can call the Health Line at 0800 358 5453 for advice – this is a free, 24/7 service.
Symptoms of Covid 19 include a new or worsening cough, a fever of at least 38 degrees Celsius, shortness of breath, sore throat, sneezing and runny nose, and temporary loss of smell.
Drive-through and walk-in testing are available at community testing centers, pop-up testing centers and general practice clinics across the country.
To be tested in Wellington
Community testing centers
Wellington Central: 196-200 Taranaki St.
Porirua: 178 Bedford Street, Cannons Creek.
Capt.: Team Medical, Coast Land Shopping Town.
Pop-up testing centers
Hataitai Park, Ruahine Street, Hataitai.
T. Papa, 55 Cable St., T. Arrow.
Testing in GP
There are a total of 46 GP practices in the Wellington region that are listed as providing Cove 19 testing services.
A complete list. Can be found here.