COVID tests for schoolchildren in the UK will be scrapped from TODAY.
As The Sun revealed on Saturday, the Prime Minister told MPs in the House of Commons that final rules would be out of the question. part of a plan to learn how to live with Covid.
School children will no longer have to take the test twice a week in the future[/caption]
Instead, guidance will focus on ventilation and other safety measures to keep children and teachers safe.
The Prime Minister is expected to hold his final Covid press conference alongside leading scientists Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance this evening.
The Prime Minister also affirmed that today will End legal Covid quarantine rules from Thursday, and begin charging for PCR and lateral flow tests from April 1.
Last week, ministers accepted advice from scientists to produce a vaccine for children from five to 11 years oldafter the experts decide that the benefits outweigh the risks.
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