Testing clinics eerily quiet after pre-Christmas c

2022-04-05
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COVID-19 testing clinics across Perth are deserted on Christmas Day, just days after thousands of people waited hours to get tested.

Camera IconThe COVID-19 testing clinic at Nedlands on Christmas Day. Credit: Jackson Flindell/The Sunday Times

Just yesterday, 8606 people joined the queues, with some waiting for hours in the sweltering heat.

Hundreds of people lined up outside the RPH clinic on Thursday, after receiving a text message from WA Health directing them to get tested and isolate.

The Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital clinic is deserted.
Camera IconThe Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital clinic is deserted. Credit: Jackson Flindell/The Sunday Times

Many of those in the queue had been partying Saturday night at the confirmed hot spots including Connections Nightclub, Geisha Bar and the Mess Hall.

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