A MOBILE coronavirus testing unit is at Woodchurch Leisure Centre from today until Thursday.

Operating on an appointment-only basis, the facility is walk-in or drive-through and will provide an additional 400 ‘self-swab' tests per day. 

It is easy to make an appointment: just visit www.wirral.gov.uk/test

Everyone over the age of five who is showing symptoms of coronavirus - a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss of or change to their sense of smell or taste - is eligible to apply for a test.

Instructions on how to take the test and how and when individuals will receive their results will be provided when they take their test.

The mobile unit is in addition to Wirral’s satellite testing centre in Bidston which operates seven days a week.

Tests can also be booked at www.wirral.gov.uk/test