In this update, Nadhim talks about the latest on coronavirus testing.
As of Friday 24th April, any essential worker who has coronavirus symptoms, or lives with someone who has symptoms, can now get tested. This also applies to the other members of their household.
A full list of those who are now eligible for testing can be seen here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested#list-of-essential-workers-and-those-prioritised-for-testing-england-only
If you are eligible and would like a test, follow this link: https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/
Demand for tests has understandably been very high. If you are unable to book online at one particular time, please try again later.