I take a lateral flow test before every time I meet people in a potentially "risky" situation. So far, so good.
Dear John Gray
Your coronavirus lateral flow test result is negative. It’s likely you are not infectious. But a negative test is not a guarantee, and there’s still a chance you may be infectious.
Keep following coronavirus advice including:
If you’ve been traced as a contact of someone who tested positive, you may need to self-isolate.
Find out at https://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus and read ‘Self-isolation and treating symptoms’.
Reporting your results
It is important that you keep reporting all of your test results, whether they are positive, negative or void.
Reporting every test result: