Rapid mobile testing vehicles are out across Wirral this week to encourage as many people as possible to get regular Covid tests.

With one in three people with the virus not showing symptoms, regular, symptom-free testing remains an essential tool to help control the spread, especially as restrictions ease, by picking up cases that would have not otherwise been found.

Residents can get a test or collect a box of testing kits from one of the rapid mobile testing vehicles when out and about in Wirral.

No booking is required and the testing team are on hand to help those wanting to get a symptom-free test.

Here’s where the testing team will be this week:

Friday, April 30

New Ferry Park and Woodchurch Leisure Centre (9am-5pm)

Leasowe Lighthouse (9am-5pm)

Saturday, May 1

Wirral Country Park - near the main car park (9am-5pm)

Sunday, May 2

Harrison Drive, New Brighton (9am-5pm)

Monday, May 3 (bank holiday)

Birkenhead Park and Junction 1 Retail Park (M&S Foodhall) (9am to 5pm)

West Kirby Sailing Centre car park (9am to 4:30pm)

Tuesday, May 4

Tesco Bidston and West Kirby Concourse car park (9am to 5pm)

Hoylake Prom (9am to 8pm)

Wednesday, May 5           

Tranmere Rover (Prenton Park) car park (9am to 3:30pm)

Moreton Cross (9am to 4pm)

Thursday, May 6

Tesco Heswall and Wallasey Town Hall car park (9am to 5pm)

Leasowe Lighthouse (9am to 8pm)

West Kirby Sailing Centre car park (5pm to 8pm)

Friday, May 7  

Sainsbury Upton (9am to 5pm)

New Ferry Park and Victoria Park, Rock Ferry (9am to 5pm)

Bidston Tennis Centre    7:30am to 5pm

Saturday, May 8

Wirral Country Park (9am to 5pm)

Sunday, May 9  

Harrison Drive, New Brighton (9am to 5pm)

More information on the ways you can access testing in Wirral is available at: wirral.gov.uk/test or you can call the Coronavirus Helpline on 0151 666 5050.