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When it was determined Portland's wastewater system has fragments of covid-19, the Portland District Health Service completed more than 40 tests on that Thursday [19.11].

They are prepared and encourage whoever has even the mildest of symptoms to get tested. The clinic is open from 10-4pm.

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The Western District Health Service say they are also prepared.

In the event that the WDHS needs to dramatically increase testing capacity a testing clinic will be set up at the Hamilton Showgrounds.

The Hamilton Base Hospital Drive-thru Clinic is currently open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm.

Health Minister Martin Foley reminded the community yesterday [22.11] it doesn't necessarily mean there is an active case in the district.

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