MyHealthChecked PLC (LON:MHC) jumped 24% to 1.8p after its “fit to fly” coronavirus (COVID-19) test received official approval from the UK government.
Concepta Diagnostics’ MyHealthChecked COVID-19 testing service has been added to the UK Government’s approved COVID-19 private testing providers list for general testing, and the ‘Test to Release for International Travel’ scheme introduced on December 15.
The ‘Test to Release’ scheme is a UK Government-backed programme, designed to reduce quarantine periods for travellers arriving in the UK. Through the ‘Test to Release’ scheme, passengers have the opportunity to pay for a COVID-19 test through the list of approved private providers, to find out if they are able to reduce the self-isolation period after international travel.
Shares in Vector Capital Plc (LON:VCAP) rose to 39.5p on their first day of dealings, up 3.9% on the flotation price of 38p.
Vector Capital, a commercial lending group that offers secured loans primarily to businesses located in the United Kingdom, came to AIM via a placing of shares that raised £3.1mln for the company.
The company has a market capitalisation of around £16.6mln.