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Nearly 93% of positive lateral flow tests return positive PCR

More than 2,100 cases identified by at-home swabbing kits

Almost 93 per cent of people who've tested positive for Covid-19 after a lateral flow test on the Island have gone on to receive a positive PCR result as well.

Government figures show 2,342 people have contacted 111 after testing positive with the home swabbing kits.

2,171 have since tested positive after having a PCR test, while 171 returned a negative result.

Lateral flow tests have been available from Manx pharmacies since last month.

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