National Cabinet 30 December 2021 - Update

Media statement
31 Dec 2021
Prime Minister

Further to National Cabinet on 30 December 2021, and following further consultation with the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Health Officers, leaders have also agreed to remove the requirement for a Day 6 RAT for confirmed cases in isolation.

If confirmed cases remain symptomatic, they should remain in isolation.

Anyone with symptoms will continue to seek a PCR test.

Further details on testing, tracing and quarantine arrangements in the context of high levels of COVID-19 community transmission is available in the National Cabinet Statement from 30 December 2021.