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Minister not ruling out a later test for returning residents

Ashford responds to Dr Glover concerns over loss of data

Health Minister David Ashford says he largely agrees with lead Covid-19 tester Dr Rachel Glover about losing valuable data with the 7 day test no longer an option.

It was announced yesterday that all people returning to the Island will have to self-isolate for a fortnight due to the worsening infection rates in the UK.

Dr Glover is also suggesting a test on day 13 under the new regime.

Mr Ashford isn't ruling anything out:

 

The £50 seven day test option ends on Sunday.

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