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The number of COVID-19 tests done in Tairāwhiti has increased recently.
This is to be expected as there are more respiratory infections following the end of lockdown.
Only people with symptoms such as a runny nose, cough, sore throat, breathlessness or fever are being tested
It is important to note that Tairāwhiti still has the country's highest rate of testing for COVID-19.(external link)