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How to report rapid Covid test results in Scotland amid surge in cases

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coronavirus test once they receive it. The Scottish Government announced in April that anyone without symptoms of Covid will be able to order lateral flow home test kits.

Each pack contains seven lateral flow devices which can provide a test result in around 30 minutes.It is hoped that the regular test kits will be able to spot asymptomatic cases that may have previously been missed.

Public health officials say that around one in three Scots with Covid do not display any symptoms of the virus. Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to take a lateral flow test at least twice a week in a bid to slow transmission.

And while the kits are good for the personal benefit of Scots, reporting any result is important for NHS Scotland and other health chiefs.

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