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Health authority: Byron’s missing COVID tests located – Byron Shire News

The incident is being thoroughly investigated to avoid the risk of it happening again

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71 swabs for COVID testing that were misplaced at a privately-run drive through pop up site in Byron Bay have been found.
Chief Executive at the Northern NSW Local Health District Wayne Jones confirmed the missing swabs were located.
He said the 71 swabs were part of more than 10,000 swabs processed recently in the area.
Of these 10,000-plus tests undertaken, 71 swabs were misplaced at a privately-run drive-through testing clinic at Cavanbah Sports Ground, Byron Bay, he said.
However all 71 have…

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