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  • 23 September 2020
To get a Covid test in PG 'enter a Glasgow postcode'

The Enfield Dispatch reports that a Palmers Green resident was only able to tested for Covid-19 at Lodge Drive car park by applying online using a Glasgow postcode. Serco employees at the test site were 'milling around' without doing any testing. Read more

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