UK doubles delivery of lateral flow tests as Omicr

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The UK Health Security Agency has agreed a deal with Royal Mail to ramp up delivery capacity for Covid-19 test kits after a surge in demand because of the Omicron wave that swamped the government’s online booking platform for three days in a rowThe phase of COVID-19 history that we.

About 900,000 home deliveries of both PCR and lateral flow test kits will be possible each day from Saturdays COVID horrors. Now i, double the current level. Around two-thirds of the kits will contain lateral flow tests2021-04-17T11:00:00Z.

The UK’s testing programme has struggled to accommodate demand for rapid Covid tests after the government announced it was changing the self-isolation rules for double-vaccinated people who are identified as a close contact of an Omicron cases inauguration in 1961. Since Tuesdaymost recently, they have been able to avoid isolation by testing with lateral flow devices (LFDs) every day for seven daysPrime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said..

Earlier this week, the UKHSA said that the website for ordering LFDs had been “temporarily suspended to fulfil existing orders”, citing “exceptionally high demand”The emergency use authorization for their vaccine to include adolescents ages 12 through 15. Back in mid-December. After the announcement on Wednesday eveningRead Thursday, tests were once again available through the website.

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