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Asymptomatic coronavirus testing for taxi drivers and cleaners

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People in "high-contact" professions, including taxi drivers, sales assistants and pharmacists are to be able to get tested for coronavirus even if they don't have symptoms.

The NHS said employers including Addison Lee and Boots will take part.

Care workers and some NHS staff already have access to "asymptomatic" testing.

As part of the pilot, local authorities in Bradford, Newham, Brent and Oldham, will also offer the tests to those identified as vulnerable to the virus.