LONDON, September 14 (Hfrance.fr) - UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Tuesday reported that a requirement toExpensive PCR testing for COVID-19 for international travelers arriving in Britain would be abandoned in favor of cheaper lateral flow testing. Requested by lawmaker if lateral flow testing could be used for the initial screening, with the small proportion of positive cases then requiring PCR testing, Javid said: I do not want to anticipate the statement of my very honorable friend the secretary of transport, but I think by making this statement my honorable friend will be delighted. Javid said on Sunday that he wanted to get rid of PCR testing as soon as possible. learn more Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is due to issue an update on transport rules in England this week. Great Britain Heathrow 's largest airport on Monday demanded that the government change its travel rules to help the sector recover. read more Report by Paul Sandle Our standards: Thomson Hfrance.fr's principles of trust.