Total cost of Covid-19 PCR testing in New Zealand
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From: Mr T. Baker
Dear Ministry of Health,
I am seeking information related to the total cost of Covid-19 PCR testing incurred by the government, the cost over time, and the PCR testing processing procurement process.
Please provide information related to the following:
- Total number of Covid-19 PCR tests that the New Zealand Government and/or Ministry of Health has performed and funded to date.
- Total cost that the New Zealand Government and/or Ministry of Health has incurred on Covid-19 PCR testing to date.
- The cost incurred or funded by the New Zealand Government and/or Ministry of Health per Covid-19 PCR test over time.
- Information related to Covid-19 PCR test laboratory processing contracts:
a) Dates contracts were issued for tender;
b) Names of laboratories that tendered;
c) Dates same tenders were finalised and contract signed;
d) Duration of laboratory testing contracts; and
d) Dates contracts were re-tendered, if applicable.
Mr T. Baker