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Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested in Scotland

Published: 11 Jan 2021
Last updated: 22 Oct 2021 - see all updates

Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types of test available.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested in Scotland
Overview

Testing in Scotland

You have symptoms:

  • get a PCR test if you have symptoms or have been identified as a close contact by contact tracers

You have no symptoms:

You are planning foreign travel:

Areas where there is a surge in cases:

Workplace testing:


First published: 11 Jan 2021 Last updated: 22 Oct 2021 -