Lateral flow tests Covid: how to do a lateral flow test

What are lateral flow tests?

Covid-19 lateral flow tests, also known as antigen tests, and give a good indication of whether you have Covid or not.

You can order lateral flow tests here and they provide quick results within 30 minutes.

They should only be used in the UK if you do not have symptoms.

It's important they're done correctly to give accurate results.

Here our health correspondent Laura Foster explains how lateral flow tests work.