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Asymptomatic testing expanded in EnglandAsymptomatic testing expanded in England

Businesses can order tests for their employees if they have over 50 staff. Government boost to rapid workplace testing This is a new government drive to increase workplace testing in sectors open during lockdown, to detect coronavirus in people who are not showing symptoms.

In addition surge testing is taking place in postcodes CR4, EN10, GU21, ME15, N17, PR9, W7, WS2, where a COVID-19 variant has been found. Everyone over 16 is strongly encouraged to get a coronavirus (COVID-19) test. This has been extended to targeted areas around Manchester in M14 4, M14 7, M15 5, M15 6, M16 7 and M16 8: Surge testing to be deployed in areas around Manchester in connection to new variants

Find out how to get a test as part of surge testing from the local authority website (enter postcode).

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