However, charity shops are better prepared this time, Mr Osterley said. Take for example Stockport hospice charity, Beechwood Cancer Care. There’s been a queue of customers at its Heald Green precinct. But it is only open to shoppers, not droppers, this week.
Announcing the new testing sites, Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: "Daily contact testing of workers in these critical sectors will help to minimise any disruption caused by rising cases in the coming weeks, while ensuring staff are not put at risk."