Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles It's a very weird feeling, but you'll get used to it eventually. First thing is to remove any piercings from your nose and then to get rid of any slut, clean the area and wash your hands. Don't eat or drink anything in the half an hour beforehand. Take the swap out of its packaging. Hold it by the handle. Some tests require you to swap your mouth and your nose, but some it's just the nose, so check the instructions on your packet. If it's both, then it's mouth first. Take the swab and rub the fabric end over both your tonsils or where your tonsils would have been if they've been removed. Let's ask an expert. We swish it around on it around five times. Uh, then take it out and move on to your right tonsil. Swish it around another five times, take it out, and this is weird, but you then stick it up one of your nostrils. You want to go back, not up until you feel resistance. You've got to turn the swab, but check the instructions on your kit for how many times. It may make you want to sneeze or feel a bit weird. And it's normal if it makes you want to pull a funny face. Then, remove it gently and do not put it down. Open the little tube containing liquid and place the swab inside. Now, you need to turn it for about 15 seconds. When you're done, squeeze the tube so any liquid in the swab comes out, and place this pipette on top and make sure it's secure. Squeeze three drops of the solution onto the test strip in the circle section. Then you need to wait about 30 minutes. Again, double check the timings on the packet. You must wait the full amount of time for the final result. One line next to C means the test is negative. You're free to go to school or work, or wherever. Two lines means you've tested positive for covid. You and everyone you live with need to start isolating, and you need to book a confirmation PCR test for COVID-19. If there are no lines or one line next to T, it means your test hasn't worked properly and you need to do it all over again.