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The importance of testing and reporting in secondary schools and colleges

Testing continues to play a crucial role in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19).

Reporting test results can be done simply and quickly, from mobiles, online or by phone, and should be completed straightaway. Reporting not only supports contact tracing in the event of a positive case but assists the government’s understanding of community rates of infection.

To help in communicating the importance of testing and reporting, the government has produced a blog on why reporting your test result is as important as taking a test