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Covid-19 Mobile Testing in Chipping Norton

The District Council has given authority for the Military to use the New Street car park, Chipping Norton for a mobile Covid testing station from 10am today.
The sites will be used one day a week for the coming few weeks. The day and number of weeks is yet to be confirmed.
I’m awaiting communication information and will post this once received.
Please see below, for information, an extract from today’s MHCLG bulletin relating to testing.
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
MHCLG Coronavirus Bulletin
29 April 2020
Further expansion of access to testing
The government yesterday (28 April) announced that anyone in England with symptoms of coronavirus who has to leave home to go to work and all symptomatic members of the public aged 65 and over will now be able to be tested.
Members of their households with symptoms – a new continuous cough or high temperature – will also be eligible for testing.
The government also announced that NHS staff, care home staff and care home residents will be eligible for testing whether or not they have symptoms.
There are now more than 40 drive-through testing sites across the country, and, by the end of the week, 25,000 home testing kits will be available for ordering every day. A network of mobile testing units is also travelling the country to reach care homes, police stations, prisons and other sites where there is demand for testing. The network is expected to reach over 70 units by the weekend.
Anyone eligible for testing can book a test using the online portal.
Announcement: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/further-expansion-of-access-to-coronavirus-testing-helps-protect-the-most-vulnerable
Online portal: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested

30 April 2020
Last Updated
12 October 2023