Coronavirus: Screening

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th March 2022.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether covid-19 lateral flow tests will continue to remain free indefinitely for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable or immunocompromised and their friends and families.

Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

From 1 April 2022, access to free asymptomatic and symptomatic testing for the general public in England will end. We will provide free testing to a number of at risk groups. Further information on eligible groups will be made available in due course.

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