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Every person in the UK with symptoms is now eligible for a coronavirus test

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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Matt Hancock has announced that efforts to ramp up coronavirus testing means that ‘every single person' with symptoms can now get one.
The health secretary told the daily Downing Street briefing that NHS England now has the ability to carry out 161,000 tests per day.
He said: ‘Because of that increased capacity I can announce that we are expanding eligibility yet further. From tomorrow, we are expanding eligibility for testing to include the under-fives, so that now every single...
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Coronavirus: Every Briton with symptoms can now get tested, Matt Hancock announces

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Age restrictions to be scrapped
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Under-5s Can Now Get Tested For Coronavirus, Matt Hancock Announces

Under-5s Can Now Get Tested For Coronavirus, Matt Hancock Announces

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Children under five years old will now be eligible for coronavirus tests, Matt Hancock has announced. The health secretary said the expansion in testing now means that “every single person who has symptoms of coronavirus can get a test no matter their age”. Hancock spoke as he announced the NHS test and trace scheme, which will launch on Thursday at 9am. The government hopes finding and isolating those with coronavirus symptoms and those who they have been in contact...
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