COVID-19: Testing Plan and Testing Guidance

The COVID-19 Testing Plan for Aotearoa/New Zealand sets out how testing will support our COVID-19 response. The Testing Guidance provides testing advice to health care providers.

Last updated: 30 September 2022

The COVID-19 Testing Plan for Aotearoa/New Zealand

Testing is a key tool to help New Zealand recover from and live with COVID-19 and continues to be an essential part of the overall COVID-19 response strategy.  

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Testing Guidance

The Testing Guidance provides advice on who, why and when to test. It is updated based on the latest knowledge about the virus and its symptoms, and on current conditions and response settings in New Zealand.

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Detailed clinical guidance:

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