Reporting COVID-19 home test results 'may be compulsory'

From 1 November, members of the public will be able to purchase and use rapid antigen self-test kits, pending TGA approval

People who use proposed home testing kits for COVID-19 may be required under state or territory rules to report any positive results, the TGA chief says.

Dr Chris Moy
Dr Chris Moy.

Professor John Skerrit has flagged that protocols around use of the rapid antigen self-tests will be developed by state jurisdictions and not federal authorities.

His comments to the Senate