Coronavirus Testing in Australia

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There have been at least 113,615 tests for the COVID-19 coronavirus carried out in Australia up to the 20th Mar 2020.

Only people who have recently travelled from overseas or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case and experienced symptoms within 14 days are normally tested.

The numbers of tests in each State are shown as:

39,089 New South Wales
27,000 Queensland
19,337 Victoria
16,717 South Australia
8,603 Western Australia
807 Tasmania

The Australian Capital Territory has had 2,062 tests.


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Not everybody, with what appear to be the right symptoms, are being tested. Some are advised by local GP’s to just stay home.

The number of tests carried out in Australia works out at about 4,500 per million population.

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