Pop-up covid testing introduced across Kingston as concerns about case rate grow

  Posted: 04.06.21 at 16:42 by The Editor

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Pop-up covid testing is taking place in areas across Kingston as concerns about the borough's case rate grow.

Residents who live in virus hotspots including Hook, Chessington and Norbiton are being urged to visit their local temporary test centres as the Council prepares to introduce surge testing and vaccinations to combat the spread.

This follows news yesterday (3 June) that Kingston borough now has a higher covid transmission rate than Hounslow , with at least five cases of the fast-spreading 'indian' variant confirmed.

In a post on its website Kingston Council said: "Due to a rise in cases of coronavirus in parts of our borough, we are setting up pop-up COVID-19 testing sites in some areas of Kingston.

"If you live in an area local to one of our pop-up sites, please pay us a visit to receive your free coronavirus test.

"We’re currently offering testing in these particular areas as this is where we are seeing above borough average numbers of COVID-19 cases at the moment."

Here is the full list of temporary test sites and when you can go and get checked out

- Outside Tadlow Court, Cambridge Road Estate
Thursday 3rd June - 9am-5.30pm

- The King's Centre Car Park, Coppard Gardens, Chessington
Thursday 3rd June - 9am-5.30pm
Friday 4 June - 9am-5.30pm

- North Parade, Chessington
Thursday 3rd June - 9am-5.30pm

- Chessington Sports Centre
Friday 4 June - 9am-5.30pm
Saturday 5 June - 9am-5pm

- The Hook Centre, Hook
Friday 4 June - 9am-5.30pm
Saturday 5 June - 9am-5pm

Nub News will continue to bring you the latest updates on this story.

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