If you had a rapid swab test lateral flow test you should get your result within 2 hours. As test requirements vary from country to country make sure to check which test is needed for the destination you are travelling to.
How long it takes to get your result depends on the type of swab test you had.
Covid test results online uk. The wait for the covid test result can be nerve wracking picture. If you are entering multiple test results at once continue using the same online form link to register each test result visitor notification results will be sent to the visitor via sms and or email. This is a swab test to check if you have coronavirus covid 19 now.
Wash your hands for 20 seconds before you handle the. Fit to work and fit to fly certificates also available. Researchers at the university of birmingham say they have developed a covid test that delivers results in just five minutes.
Updated with expanded list of frontline workers eligible for coronavirus covid 19 testing in england and information on the different test options that are being developed. Who can get a free test. If you use the nhs covid 19 app you may also get your result in the app.
15 april 2020 first. You can have a swab test to check if you have coronavirus covid 19 now. Most private covid test centres are open 7 days a week.
Jeff j mitchell getty images with coronavirus cases rapidly rising in the uk many brits will be taking the covid 19 test for. Get another rapid swab test if you do not get your result within 12 hours. The development hailed as a world first could be the breakthrough to.
Rt pcr reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction the rt pcr test is one of the most popular forms of covid 19 testing. Private covid 19 testing available from 10 uk towns and cities. Pick up and drop off your covid 19 pcr swab test from your nearest test centre.
You can only get a free nhs test if at least one of the following applies. Read these instructions before you open the test kit. Your coronavirus test result help the nhs alert your close contacts if you test positive if you re told to self isolate by nhs test and trace or the nhs covid 19 app antibody test to check if you ve had coronavirus.
A sample is taken by swab and results usually take between 24 to 48 hours.