We have mapped 18 active coronavirus testing sites across nine boroughs in south west London.
The sites include a mixture of walk-through and drive-through testing centres, most of which are open 8am-8pm, 7 days a week.
Disclaimer: This map only includes information on testing sites which have been made publicly available or approved by the councils.
Coronavirus cases in south west London
The following figures are from Public Health England accurate as of 4pm on Friday 27 November 2020.
As of 27 November, Croydon had the highest number of total recorded coronavirus cases in the pandemic of the nine boroughs we mappedwith 5,879 cases. Followed by Lambeth with 5,380 cases. The lowest number of cases of the nine boroughs was Kensington and Chelsea with 2,517.
Total number of coronavirus cases recorded across the nine SWL boroughs since the start of the pandemic:
- Croydon: 5,879
- Hammersmith and Fulham: 3,632
- Kensington and Chelsea: 2,517
- Kingston upon Thames: 3,106
- Lambeth: 5,380
- Merton: 3,241
- Richmond upon Thames: 2,832
- Sutton: 3,145
- Wandsworth: 5,188
What if I can’t get to a testing site?
NHS have advised those who cannot make it to a test site to order a home test kit.
NHS states that you can book free NHS Coronavirus tests if at least one of the following applies:
- you have a high temperature
- you have a new, continuous cough
- you’ve lost your sense of smell or taste or it’s changed
- you’ve been asked to by a local council
- you’re taking part in a government pilot project
- You can also get a test for someone you live with if they have symptoms
You can also get a test for someone you live with if they have symptoms and if you’re going into hospital.
NHS advises that if you have symptoms, get a test as soon as possible. You can book an appointment online nhs.uk/coronavirus or by calling 119.
Contact the following services if you need medical advice about your symptoms
- England: NHS 111 online coronavirus service
- Call 999 if you feel very unwell or think there’s something seriously wrong