Cough, fever or a loss of smell or taste? Take the test immediately

Daily Record|May 27, 2020

Cough, fever or a loss of smell or taste? Take the test immediately
Sturgeon says lockdown can be eased if new programme tracks the spread of Covid-19
CHRIS McCALL

FROM tomorrow, all people in Scotland who display Covid-19 symptoms must book a test as soon as possible under the Scottish Government’s Test & Protect strategy.

Nicola Sturgeon described the programme – designed to track the spread of the virus across the country – as “a collective national endeavour”.

However, the First Minister gave an incentive, saying if the scheme is successful, it could help speed up the easing of lockdown restrictions.

People tested must self-isolate until their results are returned – including those who have already returned to work.

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May 27, 2020