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Victorians waiting hours to get tested, despite testing capacity increased – SBS News

There are reports of long delays at COVID-19 testing sites in Victoria, but people are being urged to isolate and return the next day if they can’t get through.

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Some Victorians are reporting waiting up to five hours to get a coronavirus test despite authorities promising increased testing capacity, as a wave of arrivals from NSW return home following the closure of the state’s border.
Paramedic Shelly Tennant waited six hours to get tested in a drive-through testing site in Darebin, saying lines were as long as three kilometres.
“I did see a lot of people turn around and leave, they had a car full of kids…so an hour in, a bunch of people just said: ‘this…

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