A mobile coronavirus testing unit will visit Ardrossan tomorrow (March 4) as part of its continuing tour of North Ayrshire.

The temporary facility will operate at the town's Civic Centre and will allow residents who have COVID-19 symptoms to get a free swab test as part of the government’s UK-wide drive to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing for communities.

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The mobile test centres provide another way for people without access to cars to book appointments, and to improve accessibility to testing in the heart of communities.

You should only book a test if you have coronavirus symptoms (a high temperature, a new and continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste).

If you have any of these symptoms you must self-isolate immediately, only leaving home to take a test.

You should continue to self-isolate until you have received your result.

Tests must be booked in advance at www.nhsinform.scot/test-and-protect or by calling 0800 028 2816.

Tests can be booked from 6pm on the evening before the testing unit opens at each site.