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Leicester shows NHS Covid-19 test and trace working, says Harding

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Head of programme says response demonstrates ability to take ‘targeted action' Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Leicester's outbreak of Covid-19 was identified because of the NHS test-and-trace programme, not in spite of it, according to Dido Harding who leads the programme. On 18 May, Matt Hancock announced coronavirus testing is being extended in the UK to anyone over the age of five with symptoms.
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Most people wait longer than two days for a home Covid-19 test result

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Around three-quarters of people who have taken a home test for Covid-19 have waited longer than 48 hours for the result, new figures show.
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Coronavirus tracers still not reaching a quarter of people who test positive

Coronavirus tracers still not reaching a quarter of people who test positive

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Contact tracers working for the NHS Test and Trace operation are still failing to reach thousands of people who test positive for Covid-19
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NHS Test and Trace is STILL failing to find a quarter of coronavirus-infected cases

NHS Test and Trace is STILL failing to find a quarter of coronavirus-infected cases

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Of the 6,183 Covid-19 UK patients who were referred to the contact tracing programme between June 18 and June 24, just 4,639 were actually tracked down .
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NHS Test And Trace System Still Failing To Reach A Quarter Of People With Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. A quarter of people who test positive for coronavirus are still not by reached by the NHS Test and Trace system, new statistics showed today. According to official figures issued by the Department of Health and Social Care, 1,383 people could not be reached. An additional 161 people could not be reached at all because no communications details were provided for them. The figures, which cover June 18 to June 24, are a slight improvement on the previous week's statistics...
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Coronavirus: NHS test and trace system unable to reach quarter of positive cases

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Tracers identified 23,028 people potentially exposed to Covid-19 but only 73 per cent were reached and asked to self-isolate
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NHS Test and Trace failing to find quarter of people who tested positive for Covid-19, figures show

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

The NHS Test and Trace system is still failing to find a quarter of people who have tested positive for coronavirus, latest figures revealed today.
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