Friday, April 24, 2020

Government Guidance - Coronavirus: Getting Tested

Guidance on coronavirus testing for essential workers who are self-isolating.

  1. Who can be tested
  2. Arrange a test
  3. The testing process
  4. List of essential workers and those prioritised for testing (England only)

One of the most challenging things about coronavirus is the uncertainty: not knowing who has the infection or when it’s safe to return to normal life. Good-quality testing can help provide us with greater certainty. It’s a big part of how we’re going to defeat this disease.

As part of the government’s 5-pillar strategy for coronavirus testing, we are testing people who have coronavirus-like symptoms to see if they currently have the virus.


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