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Ian Somerhalder Shared a Video From His First Drive-Thru COVID Test

If you’ve been tested for COVID-19, you know the process isn’t exactly a good time. But actor Ian Somerhalder swears he has a way to make the infamous brain-swabbing test more enjoyable. Somerhalder recently documented his first drive-thru COVID test in an Instagram video, and he was refreshingly real about the experience, all while bringing… Read More »

Coronavirus: Test demand ‘significantly outstripping’ capacity

Demand for coronavirus testing is “significantly outstripping the capacity we have”, head of NHS Test and Trace Baroness Harding has told MPs. Lady Harding told the science and technology committee that the return to school meant demand from under-17s had doubled. She acknowledged that results were also taking “slightly longer”. But she said she was… Read More »

Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire woman, 75, ‘first positive test within UK’

The earliest known person to contract coronavirus within the UK has been identified, scientists believe. Analysis of samples by the University of Nottingham showed a 75-year-old woman, from Nottinghamshire, tested positive on 21 February. She is also understood to be first in the UK to die after contracting Covid-19. A Surrey resident was previously believed… Read More »