Earlier last week it was announced that those who live in Skåne will soon be able to order a test to determine whether they test positive for Covid-19. The test is now available and here are the details:
Order this test only if you think you have symptoms such as nausea, sore throat, fever, cough, difficulty in breathing and sudden loss of taste and smell.
To order this test, you need to be registered in Skåne.
You can only order the test for yourself or when you are a representative of a child under the age of 13.
The test is free of charge.
Steps to do the test:
Log in to 1177 and order the test.
Stay home and avoid meeting anyone other than the people you live with.
Ask someone to be your agent and deliver the test out at a pharmacy. All adults over the age of 18 can be agents. The agent must not have any symptoms of COVID-19 and must show both yours and his or her own identification.
You take the test at home. Instructions on how to do the test are included with the test.
Ask your agent to submit the sample on the same day and at the same pharmacy from where it was obtained. You may have different agents to collect and deliver the test sample if needed. Ensure they have identification and are free of symptoms.
It will take 1-3 days for you to get your test answer. Log in to 1177.se for results. You will receive a notification via SMS and email if you have filled in your contact details.
ORDERING TESTS FOR CHILDREN
This test can be done for children of all ages. As a custodian, you can order a test for children under 13. Log in to your own account and click on the child's name under the heading Agera ombud
Test results will be available in 1-3 days. Sometimes it may be possible that the answer cannot be assessed and you may need to take another test. Possible results:
The test could not be assessed (You can order a new test)
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