If you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should not book a symptom-free test. You must stay at home and complete 10 days self-isolation after the day of the test. Taking a symptom-free test will not allow you to end your isolation early. It’s a legal requirement…

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A void result is rare, but if it happens to you, you should retest with another symptom-free test. If you get a second void result, you should get a PCR test like you would if you had symptoms. You can tick the box saying that your local authority has directed you to get a PCR…

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You should continue to follow the preventative measures currently recommended for stopping the spread of the virus, as well as measures implemented as part of the national lockdown. To protect yourself and others, you must remember: Hands,Face,Space, Fresh Air Hands – wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water often, and as soon…

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If you’re asked to self-isolate after a positive symptom-free test andyou’re employed or self-employed, , you may be entitled to a payment of £500 from your local district or borough council if you meet certain eligibility criteria. More information about the scheme can be found on the Surrey County Council website.

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If you get a positive lateral flow test result, you do not need to confirm the result with a PCR test. You only need to confirm a positive lateral flow test if: you’re applying for a Test and Trace Support Payment you’re eligible for new COVID-19 treatments you’re asked to do so as part of research…

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You will receive your result from NHS Test and Trace, via text message and email. This is generally within 30 minutes of the test, but it can sometimes take longer. If you have not received your result within 24 hours, you can get your result by calling NHS 119.

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