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Public health expert hails north-east Covid-19 testing regime

1 month ago   |   By Evening Express

A leading public health consultant believes the Covid-19 testing regime in the north-east has “started well” with more than 1,000 checks now carried out.
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Test and Protect underway in north-east as NHS Grampian aims to break cycle of transmission of Covid-19

Test and Protect underway in north-east as NHS Grampian aims to break cycle of transmission of Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

The NHS's mass testing programme, which it hopes will help break the cycle of transmission of Covid-19, is now well under way across the north-east.
NHS Grampian said that since the launch of the Test and Protect initiative on Thursday, more than 1,000 tests for the virus have been carried out across the region.
Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 is being asked to isolate and book a test as soon as possible.
Symptoms of the virus can include a new, persistent cough, high temperature or loss or change in taste or smell.
The health board also confirmed that 180 people have thus far been...
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