COVID- Michael Gove refuses to deny free lateral f

2022-04-05
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COVID: Michael Gove refuses to deny free lateral flow tests will be phased out in the coming weeks - Today News Post Today News || UK News

Michael Gove has refused to deny that free lateral flow tests could be phased out in the coming weeks, less than 24 hours after another minister told Sky News the government would “absolutely not” charge for the devices.

The housing secretary told Kay Burley that lateral flow tests will be free for “as long as we need them” but did not directly answer whether they could be phased out in the coming weeks.

“As the prime minister and others have saids — just different, we will do whatever it takes,” Mr Gove saidnon_essential_travel.

He also told Sky News that the country is “moving to a situation where it is possible to say that we can live with COVID” but that we are “not there yet”Abraham Lincoln.

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