Rapid COVID-19 self-testing kits now available for unpaid carers

Published: 12 June 2021

The tests will help protect you and those you care for and provide reassurance as covid restrictions ease.

Lateral flow test are used to identify people with COVID-19 who are not showing symptoms. Around one in three individuals with COVID-19 do not have any symptoms. If left undetected they will continue to spread the virus.

Testing those without symptoms is an important tool in the fight against coronavirus. Each positive case identified can help prevent many more infections.

The tests are easy to use and give results in 30 minutes. They are easy to interpret and can be used in a wide range of settings.

You can pick tests up from a testing centre or order online here.

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