Sativa Wellness Group Inc (LON:SWEL) said it has launched a private coronavirus (COVID-19) testing clinic inside its Goodbody Wellness store in Bath.
The Aquis-listed firm said that the clinic, which opened on Thursday, will provide polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for travel and work, antigen testing providing results in 15 minutes as well as antibody testing for those who want to find out if they have had COVID-19.
Customers can book an appointment online and will attend in-store to self-administer a test guided by a trained medical professional, with Sativa saying it is “already seeing strong demand” in pre-bookings for the service.
The firm said the clinic is designed for people who aren't presenting symptoms but who need a negative test for travel, work or peace of mind when visiting vulnerable relatives.
The PCR lab test is priced at £155, while the rapid antigen test will cost £75 and the rapid antibody test £55.
"Our expertise in good health and wellbeing made it an obvious transition to be able to offer COVID testing in our store. The same attention to detail and care has been taken to ensure we can offer the best testing in a safe, calm environment. We hope this service will give people the peace of mind, and proof, required to return to travel, work and visiting friends and family when this is possible", said George Thomas, Managing Director of Goodbody Botanicals in a statement.
Sativa shares were up around 5.9% on their previous close at 4.5p in mid-morning trading on Thursday.
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