UK to Distribute Weekly COVID Tests to All Households with School Age Children
Getting children back to school has been a tough issue worldwide with many resorting to remote online classrooms from home. However, in the United Kingdom a new approach is now underway to ensure testing remains a top priority in re-opening safely.
That is why this Sunday the British government announced all households with school age children will be receiving 2 rapid covid-19 tests weekly.
Schools in the European country prepare for a return to in person school on March the 8th.
Experts the at home tests would be way to quickly identify cases while keeping young children remain in school.
The plan applies for all households with children ranging from primary school to college students.
Tests will be encouraged, but not mandatory for in person learning.