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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report - Week 13

31 March 2020

SARS-CoV-2 detection in the Waikato is still dominated by travel related outbreaks.

The number of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests completed each day is currently about twice the number of Influenza/RSV tests done each week at the peak of the winter season.

 

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