For us to have a safe and unrestricted winter, we need everyone to remain vigilant and comply with guidance. Everyone, including those who are fully vaccinated, should follow behaviours and actions that reduce transmission and help to keep people safe.
To find out the latest information and advice about Coronavirus in Torbay see our Coronavirus section.
How testing for asymptomatic people works in Torbay.
One in three people with COVID-19 has no symptoms and regular testing helps to identify them so they can isolate and prevent spread of the virus.
Regular lateral flow (LFD) testing is now available for everyone in the community: that's anybody who lives or works in Torbay.
The mobile testing service for those with no symptoms has been withdrawn; however, you can still access testing by:
If you have symptoms, have tested positive with an LFD test, are a close contact of a positive case or have been advised to get a PCR test by a healthcare professional you must book a PCR test instead.
You cannot use NHS provided tests for the purpose of travelling to or from abroad.