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Who does not qualify for the grant

You do not qualify for the grant if any of these apply:

  • you or someone you care for does not get a positive PCR test result
  • you do not work
  • the person with the positive result only took a lateral flow test and does not go on to get a positive PCR test result
  • you’re a close contact of someone who has tested positive

If you get a negative PCR test result

You cannot get the grant for any work missed while waiting for a test result if it's negative.

If you or someone you look after gets a negative PCR test result

You cannot get the grant for any work missed while waiting for a test result if it's negative.

Check if you can apply for the grant and book a PCR test

If you’re unsure, you can check if you qualify before you apply:

Check if you can apply

Check the full self-isolation rules on NHS Inform

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