A MOBILE Covid testing unit will be coming to Fordingbridge.

Hampshire County Council has confirmed it will be deployed to the town from the end of this month.

Leader of Hampshire County Council, Councillor Keith Mans said: “The County Council operates three mobile testing units which travel to areas of greatest need across the county on a monthly rotation, ensuring that residents with Covid symptoms have access to prompt and convenient testing.

“Our testing team has been working with New Forest District Council and the local Parish Council to offer a drive-through testing option to serve the local community, and a mobile testing unit will be deployed to Fordingbridge from the end of this month.”

There is a walk-through local testing site located at The Furlong car park in Ringwood, which is appointment only.

  • According to data published on February 8, the total cases in Hampshire since March 2020 was 57,487 compared to 55,129 last week. Cases in the last seven days were 2,358 compared to 3,052 last week.

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