Care homes across UK refusing to roll out rapid Covid tests due to safety concerns

  • Chris Easom
  • December 30, 2020

Care homes across the country are refusing to implement the rapid testing devices rolled out by the government due to concerns over their accuracy and safety. More than a million lateral flow tests, which can return a Covid result within 30 minutes, have been distributed to England’s 385 biggest care homes as part of plans to allow family visits over the Christmas period.