Covid-19: Matt Hancock urges folks in new variant areas to get examined


The well being secretary has urged folks to get examined if they’re within the areas singled out for issues over the South African variant.

On-the-spot doorstep checks, home testing kits and cellular testing models are being deployed to the eight areas that the variant has been discovered.

Speaking within the House of Commons, Matt Hancock informed folks in these areas to remain at home and participate within the mass testing “even if you have been vaccinated”.

If you might be not sure if you happen to qualify for a take a look at Mr Hancock stated to look in your native council’s web site.