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Newslinks for Friday 3rd April 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Hancock pledges 100,000 virus tests a day...
“Every NHS worker forced to self-isolate has been promised a coronavirus test by the end of the month as the health secretary set a new target of 100,000 tests a day. Matt Hancock responded to public anger over the lack of testing with a five-point plan in what aides acknowledge is a significant gamble. The plan includes the use of commercial labs and confirmed that an immunity test was being used to carry out an “opinion poll” of how many people had been infected. Companies have responded with scepticism after Mr Hancock promised, in effect, to...
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Coronavirus update: Matt Hancock sets target of 100,000 tests a day - how to get tested

Coronavirus update: Matt Hancock sets target of 100,000 tests a day - how to get tested

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS seems to be on everybody's lips. No Briton alive today hasn't been affected by the virus. What's Health Secretary Matt Hancock's plan of action and how can you get tested?
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Government refuses to say 100,000 coronavirus tests a day will definitely happen

Government refuses to say 100,000 coronavirus tests a day will definitely happen

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted the target was only a 'goal' not a guarantee, and it may include 'antibody' tests - even though the government hasn't yet found a single one that works
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Reaction: Matt Hancock promises 100,000 coronavirus tests a day

Reaction: Matt Hancock promises 100,000 coronavirus tests a day

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Friday, April 3, 2020 - 6:44am
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has set the government a new target of carrying out 100,000 coronavirus tests a day in England by the end of April.
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Coronavirus: behind the UK government's testing strategy Just 2,000 NHS staff have been tested for coronavirus Why coronavirus deaths are set to spike in the UK Announcing a “five-pillar” testing plan, Hancock said the new target includes...
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Coronavirus fightback: Health Secretary pledges to test 100,000 a day to defeat virus

Coronavirus fightback: Health Secretary pledges to test 100,000 a day to defeat virus

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

AT least 100,000 tests for coronavirus will be carried out every day by the end of the month, the Health Secretary said last night.
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