GPs set up carpark clinics as coronavirus cases mount

Patients are being asked to stay in their cars to avoid transmission in waiting rooms
Geir O'Rourke Australian Associated Press
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal.

GPs are establishing makeshift drive-through coronavirus testing clinics in a bid to reduce the risk of transmission within their practices.

Former AMA president Dr Mukesh Haikerwal says he has begun performing swabs on patients with suspected COVID-19 in the carpark of his practice to avoid potentially exposing staff and other patients to coronavirus.