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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 121017, tabled on 25 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his policy is on covid-19 testing for under 18s.

Answered on

2 February 2021

Children of any age can get a test. Those aged 12-17 years old can use the test themselves or have their parent or guardian perform the test. Children aged 11 years old and under must have the test performed by a parent or guardian.