Gold Coasters Scramble For RAT Kits After Website Reveals 'In Stock' Locations

RAT kits in short supply

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Gold Coasters have flooded their local chemists and supermarkets after a website which lists locations you can find rapid antigen tests was released overnight.

The new website went live last night and lists several locations across the city where rapid antigen tests are available as many other locations struggle to keep up with demand.

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The website ‘Find a RAT’ was created by PipeLabs employee Matt Hayward and was launched last night.

As a result of the new website, pharmacies and shops have been hit hard with lines of people on the hunt for Rapid Antigen Tests which are becoming more difficult to find as supply dwindles across the city.

Users are able to jump onto the website and mark a store with either a green tick which means the tests are ‘in stock’, orange for ‘low stock’ and red for ‘no stock’.

The website comes as the Government denies requests to make rapid antigen tests free of charge for everyone.

The requests for free tests are backed by Professional Pharmacists Australia and opposition leader Anthony Albanese, who believe tests should not only go to Australians who can afford them.

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Georgie Marr

4 January 2022

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