Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Expansion to Full Exemption of Certain COVID-19 Point-of-care Tests Under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Point-of-care Tests) Order 2021

Pursuant to Clause 9 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Point-of-care Tests) Order 2021 (“Order”), I, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health, exempt the following point-of-care rapid antigen test from all prohibitions under clause 7 of the Order.

Product name(s): FlowFlex SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test

Manufacturer (country): ACON Biotech (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. (China)

Sample type(s): Nasal

Product configuration: Professional or self-test of any package size


Dated at Wellington this 31st day of March 2022.

Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General of Health, Ministry of Health.