UK Covid test distributor shut for Christmas after receiving 2.5m kits
Alliance Healthcare took delivery on 24 December and then closed for four days, amid nationwide shortage
The sole distributor of Covid lateral flow tests (LFTs) to pharmacies closed for four days over the Christmas period just as it received a delivery of 2.5m devices, it has emerged.
Alliance Healthcare took delivery of the tests on Christmas Eve and then shut, the Times reported. It provides LFTs to pharmacies to give out to the public.