Queensland Health Minister apologises for PCR testing debacle

Queensland Health Minister apologises for PCR testing debacle

Queensland Health Minister Yvette D'Ath has apologised for the PCR testing debacle that created confusion for people crossing the border. The Queensland government has been criticised for requiring people entering the state to take a PCR test for COVID-19. For several days it was believed people would have to pay for the tests themselves, at a cost of up to $150. "I'm happy to apologise," she said. "There was a lot of confusion around this." Ms D'Ath complained about the way federal government leaders dealt with the issue of PCR testing. "It was Scott Morrison who came and swinging, and didn't clarify, just criticised," she said. "And so did Josh Frydenberg and a number of other members." She said the first she heard of a letter federal Health Minister Greg …
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