Tamworth COVID-19: Pharmacists running out of rapid antigen tests within hours of restocking as demand surges

Caitlin Reid
By Caitlin Reid
December 31 2021 - 6:00am
HIGH DEMAND: Pharmacist Mohammed Omar said they are being swamped with calls from locals trying to track down a test kit. Photo: Peter Hardin

THEY'RE shaping up to be the hottest commodity of 2022 - COVID-19 rapid antigen tests (RATs) are flying off local shelves within hours of restock, and people are going to extreme lengths to get their hands on the product.

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Caitlin Reid

Caitlin Reid

Journalist

Caitlin Reid is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, focussing on a range of topics including Tamworth Regional Council, education, property and entertainment. To get in touch, email caitlin.reid@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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