500 cars turned away from seven-hour COVID test waits at Maitland

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
Updated December 29 2021 - 11:11pm, first published 10:57pm
Ill-prepared: Denyse Potts waited nearly six hours to get here ... in the line up at the Maitland Showground COVID-19 test clinic on Wednesday.

QUEUES of up to seven hours long tested the Hunter's patience on Wednesday as the state government pushed for a national approach to the Omicron outbreak and asked the the 'worried well' to stay away from test clinics.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

Newcastle Herald journalist (on and off since 2003). Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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