COVID-19 UK: government to roll out "ground-breaking" coronavirus test that works in an hour

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Published on 3 Aug 2020, 15:07
NEW on-the-spot tests that take just an hour to confirm Covid-19 will help the return to school and air travel.

Scientists say the ground-breaking, Brit-made checks are the best in the world.

Experts say the kits can be used anywhere — allowing rapid screening of care homes, offices and airports.

The new on-the-spot tests analyse nose swabs and can magnify any active virus particle.

There is no need for a fixed lab or medics, and they can return results in 60 to 90 minutes.

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