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Permanent COVID Testing Centre comes to Perth

A new test centre is coming to Highland Perthshire help make testing more available to people in Perth and Kinross.

Thimble row car park, in Perth, is set to start testing for the Coronavirus over the next three months.

From Sunday 15 November, tests will begin from 2 pm and finish at 5 pm, then from Monday 16 November tests start at 8 am and finish at 8 pm.

Construction on the new permanent site started on Thursday 12 November with the site set to be operational from the coming Sunday.

Perth and Kinross council are asking that ‘as far as possible, members of the public are asked to walk/cycle to the site if they’re unable to drive, & avoid using public transport.’

They ask this in an effort to help stop the spread of any potential Coronavirus.

Appointments can be made through the Scottish Government website: https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/antigen/condition

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