A MOBILE coronavirus testing unit is coming to Machynlleth

To help with testing capacity in Powys, a mobile 'drive-thru' testing unit is being set up in Machynlleth for for week from tomorrow (Tuesday, October 20).

Located at Y Plas Car Park, the unit will be open until Sunday, October 25, from 11am to 4pm.

Testing is by appointment only.

Appointments can be booked online at www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

Remember, the most important symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of one or more of the following:

- New continuous cough

- High temperature

- Loss of or change to your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia)

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. However, if you have any of the symptoms above you must self-isolate at home for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started and arrange to have a test to see if you have COVID-19.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.