Who can be tested

The following people can be tested for coronavirus through the NHS.

The previous list is from the UK Government website which also includes guidance on testing for essential workers and the list of essential workers.

What the test involves

If you are an essential worker, you can apply for a coronavirus test through the UK government website here. The test involves taking a swab of the inside of your nose and the back of your throat, using a long cotton bud.

List of essential workers

As mentioned, the list of essential workers can be found on the government website here.