Test results and next steps

My result is negative - what do I do?
Mandatory testing for inbound travel package (two tests): Day 2 of before test (taken on arrival) Continue to quarantine for the full ten days Carry ...
Mon, 8 Mar, 2021 at 12:47 PM
My result is positive - what do I do?
We understand that a positive test result can be worrying and to help you prepare for this possible outcome we have detailed the next steps to support you. ...
Mon, 8 Mar, 2021 at 12:47 PM
Inconclusive tests – what does that mean and how does it happen?
Laboratory testing is a very complex and sensitive process. Whilst inconclusive results are rare, they can and do happen. There are many causes that can res...
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Is it possible to get a positive result one day, and a negative result the next day, and the same vice versa?
Yes, because this is the natural pattern of a virus, it is all about timing. The typical cycle of a virus is that a subject contracts the virus - a few days...
Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 at 2:44 PM
What happens if I get a false result and the consequences of this?
A positive result indicates that the test has detected the presence of Covid-19 virus. A negative result means that the test has not detected evidence of th...
Mon, 14 Dec, 2020 at 9:49 AM
After testing positive can I immediately have another test?
No, where a negative test status is an official condition for onward travel a single positive LAMP test has been confirmed by the relevant authorities as a ...
Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 at 11:02 AM
I've tested positive and do not have a fixed residence in the UK. Where can I self-isolate?
There are a number of options available to you:  - Stay with family or friends and isolate in a separate room within that accommodation - Some hotel ro...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 11:09 AM