You can now apply for the Test and Trace self-isolation support payment of £500

Any resident who has been notified by the NHS Test and Trace service of a positive test, or has been in touch with a person who has tested positive for Covid-19 and is required to self-isolate and cannot work, can now apply for a self-isolation support payment of £500. Applications can be made now, and if you’re eligible, payment will be made once the scheme goes lives on 12 October.

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