Ministers could pay £500 to everyone with Covid in England

Exclusive: universal payment is ‘preferred position’ of DHSC in effort to help people self-isolate

Ministers are considering paying £500 to everyone in England who tests positive for Covid-19, in a dramatic overhaul of the self-isolation support scheme, the Guardian can reveal.

The proposed change is thought necessary because government polling found only 17% of people with symptoms are coming forward to get a test, owing to fears that a positive result could stop people from working.

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