Coronavirus is still in circulation in the UK and NHS Test and Trace is a vital part of us being able to beat this virus.

The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as possible, for as many people as possible, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that continues to protect our communities and our NHS.

Everyone with symptoms (a high temperature OR a new, continuous cough, OR a loss or change in sense of smell or taste, no matter how mild), can get a free test. It is quick and easy and involves taking a swab of the nose and the back of the throat, which can be done by the person themselves (self-administered) or by someone else (assisted). The different ways you can get tested are covered here.

Read the rest of the update here: Stakeholder update wc 20 July 2020