PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing
PCR tests are the ‘swab’ tests that have been offered since March 2020.
These tests are sent off to a laboratory for processing.
You receive your test result within 2 to 5 working days, by text or a phone call.
The PCR tests are better at finding very small amounts of the virus, especially early in infection, so these are primarily used for testing people who have symptoms.
Book a test online or call 119.
New Cases (Positive tests, PCR only)
- This week 301
- Last week 276
Rate of cases (per 100k persons)
- This week 26.4
- Last week 24.2
Rate of testing (per 100k persons, PCR only)
- This week 7666
- Last week 5704
Total weekly Positive tests % (PCR only)
- This week 1.3
- Last week 1.4
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