South Canterbury COVID-19 Testing Update
Altogether 3,251 COVID-19 tests have been competed in South Canterbury as at the 29 May 2020. Of the 3,251 tests completed 99.51% have been negative and 0.49% have been positive.
The South Canterbury DHB has performed targeted testing focusing on the below:
- Health care workers working in aged care facilities
- Health Care workers from the COVID-19 Testing Clinic and COVID-19 Ward
- Essential workers
- Maori and Pacific people
The South Canterbury DHB have also held pop-up community testing clinics in the Mackenzie Country, Waimate and Temuka. All of the targeted testing and community surveillance results have been negative.
South Canterbury District Health Board
P: 03 687 2395 | M: 021 139 7442