'Definitely getting sacked' | Worker caught red-handed after faking COVID test to go clubbing

Worker caught red-handed after faking COVID test to go clubbing

An employee’s attempt to use a fake COVID test result to get out of work was foiled after her boss saw pictures of her clubbing on social media, The Sun has reported.

In a now-viral TikTok video, a British woman, identified as Ellie, explained she had sent her boss a fake positive PCR test, in a bid to get out of working and go on a night out with friends instead.

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