Dr Haywood says PCR result doesn't change clinical approach to patient
A lateral flow test should be enough to confirm a positive case of coronavirus.
That's the view of Rushen MHK Dr Michelle Haywood, who will ask the chief minister if he'll consider changing the current Covid-19 testing policy in the House of Keys this week.
She believes those who test positive with the at-home device shouldn't have to go to the grandstand for an additional swab.
Dr Haywood claims, for most cases, the PCR isn't necessary: