COVID NSW and Hunter: PCR testing rates drop in Newcastle as NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet prepares to include positive RATs in official case numbers this week

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 11 2022 - 10:20am, first published 6:30am

THE Lower Hunter's 1354 new COVID-19 cases will be an "underestimation" of the virus circulating in the community with official PCR testing rates dropping by about 45 per cent.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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