CoMin agreed to the extension due to the current covid spike
Lateral Flow Devices will remain free of charge until further notice.
Government says the Council of Ministers agreed to extend the availability of free LFDs on the Island while the impact of the current Covid-19 spike is monitored.
According to the latest surveillance report, the number of people who’ve tested positive for Covid has risen significantly.
The Covid reproduction rate – or R Number – has jumped to 5.15, up from 4.67 the week before.
Those requiring tests can either visit their local pharmacies or order them online from covid19.gov.im