THE Isle of Wight Council is urging Islanders not to arrive early for booked Covid-19 tests.

This morning (Monday), more than 70 cars were spotted queueing at 1Leisure, Medina ­— 25 minutes before the centre opened, the council said.

It asked people not to arrive early. 

If you have Covid-19 symptoms, you can book a test by:

  • Phoning 119 ­— lines are open from 7am to 11pm.
  • Visiting
  • Using the NHS Covid-19 app

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