For adults: Test results will be sent to participants by text message from the NHS within 48 hours. Participants who test positive for coronavirus will also be contacted by email, text or phone by the NHS Test and Trace service.
For children: Your child’s results will be sent to you by a text message from the NHS within 48 hours. The named parents/guardians of children who test positive for coronavirus will also be contacted by email, text or phone by the NHS Test and Trace service.
Please note that you will not receive a certificate that is valid for travel or other purposes.
Find out more about test results.
If you receive a positive result from your saliva test, you should not submit any further saliva samples to the programme.