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Covid: viral shedding is greatest in afternoon, study suggests

Study comes as separate research indicates that school attendance has minimal impact on serious infections

People may shed more coronavirus in the afternoons, suggesting this may be the best time of day to take tests, while separate research indicates that school attendance has a minimal impact on serious Covid-19 infections.

The phased return of children to classrooms across the UK has prompted widespread concern that this could lead to an increase in infections. Because of this, college and secondary schoolchildren are required to take twice weekly lateral flow tests, to monitor rates of infection in the community.

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