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Getting tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) Posted on 28 Apr 2021

Getting tested for coronavirus (COVID-19)

There are different tests you can get to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19). The test you need depends on why you're getting tested.

The 2 main tests are:

•PCR tests – mainly for people with symptoms, they're sent to a lab to be checked

•rapid lateral flow tests – only for people who do not have symptoms, they give a result in 30 minutes using a device similar to a pregnancy test

Both tests are free.

For more information including how to get tested:

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