Cycle thresholds of positive SARS-CoV-2 tests in New Zealand

Susan Pockett made this Official Information request to Ministry of Health

The request was refused by Ministry of Health.

From: Susan Pockett

Dear Ministry of Health,

As a follow-up to my question about operational false positive rates:

(a) How many of the PCR tests for SARS-CoV-2 done in NZ to date have been scored positive?

(b) How many of these positive tests have returned a cycle threshold of 35 or more?

Yours faithfully,

Susan Pockett

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Kia ora Susan,

 

Thank you for your request for official information received on 23^rd June
2021 for:

 

                “(a) How many of the PCR tests for SARS-CoV-2 done in NZ
to date have been scored positive?

(b) How many of these positive tests have returned a cycle threshold of 35
or more?"

 

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H202107584.

 

As required under the Official Information Act 1982, the Ministry will
endeavour to respond to your request no later than 22^nd July 2021, being
20 working days after the day your request was received.

 

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Ngâ mihi

 

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Kia ora Susan,

 

Please find attached the response for your request for official
information.

 

Ngā mihi

 

 

OIA Services

Government Services

Office of the Director-General

Ministry of Health

E: [1][email address]

 

 

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