New walk-through test centres open in Motherwell and Wishaw

Motherwell’s Aquatec and Wishaw Sports Centre are now venues for walk-through coronavirus testing centres, after it was decided to make the process more accessible for the public in both towns.

Run by the UK Government, PCR tests must be booked in advance via

This system of testing should only be accessed by those who think they have symptoms or have been instructed to do so by a clinician or NHS contract tracer.

Lateral flow test kits are also now available for pick up without an appointment at local walk-in or drive-through test sites from 8am – 8pm each day.

Tests can also be ordered online or by phone by calling 119.

For more information and to order a test kit online, go to: Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested in Scotland - (