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Cost of Covid-19 tests in shops including Tesco and Boots as free lateral flows are scrapped

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Free Coronavirus testing in England has now been scrapped, as the government continues to push forward with its 'Living with Covid' plans.

From 1 April, only a small minority of the general public are eligible for free tests, while everyone else will now have to pay should they wish to be tested.

NHS workers and social care workers are still able to gain access to free tests, as well as anyone who is due to have surgery, or anyone who has a health condition which means they're eligible for new Covid-19 treatment.

If you don't fall into any of these categories, you are now required to pay for lateral flow tests and PCR tests. Sign up to the OK!

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