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More lateral flow devices due on Island this week

120,000 kits expected to be delivered

Extra supplies of lateral flow devices are expected to arrive on Island this week.

120,000 of them are due to be delivered after pharmacies ran out last week.

They're currently available for free to close contacts of Covid-19 cases - close contacts showing Covid-19 symptoms are asked not to visit pharmacies to collect kits and instead stay at home and call 111 to book a PCR test.

Around 40,000 had been handed out as of last Thursday (22 July).

Chief Minister Howard Quayle was asked about supplies running out at the latest Covid-19 press briefing:

 

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