8:00am On the Brekky Show today, we had another virus yarn with Dr Jonathan. Seeking answers and destroying the myths surrounding COVID-19.

Today we hear about a couple of false-positive COVID-19 test results that have taken place in Blackwater Queensland recently that hit most of the news channels and online spaces. Dr Jonathan explains why this could have happened and highlights the importance of testing…All this and more.

With so much new information coming to light, these discussions and answers won’t be the final word from our doctor. New content will be updated, so keep an ear out.


Jonathan messages to mob

1. Blackwater in Queensland has recently had a few false-positive COVID-19 test results with 2 people who have COVID-19.Dr Jonathan highlights that its still important people are getting tested and that we have to understand it could have been rare lab errors that took place.

2. The vast majority of time COVID-19 tests are accurate.

3. If you have a really bad flu and are getting tested for COVID-19 you may be directed to be tested twice. Or you may choose too, be tested twice just for reassurance.


Tune in 8:00 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday for more up-to-date news on the pandemic with Dr Jonathan Leitch.

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Information provided in this podcast and website is most current as of Wednesday 3rd of June 2020.