15 Jun 2021

Scotland introduces twice-weekly Covid-19 testing

From Morning Report, 6:50 am on 15 June 2021

It's been 107 days since the last Covid-19 case in New Zealand - four days longer than the country's previous record.

But there's widespread concerns we are not testing enough, and complacency is settling in.

In Scotland, health officials have introduced rapid testing for everyone - a free test people can take twice a week, even if they have no symptoms.

It's hoped the routine testing can prevent future outbreaks.

BBC Scotland health and social care correspondent Lisa Summers spoke to Philippa Tolley.