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Contact Tracers To Knock On Doors As Government Tries To Improve NHS Test And Trace Programme

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. People who have been in close contact with a Covid-19 carrier could receive a knock on the door from contact tracers as the government looks to improve its “world beating” programme. Last week, HuffPost UK reported how councils were setting up their own tracing procedures to plug holes in the national NHS Test and Trace system, which was only reaching 68% of contacts in some areas. Councils described how they were using local knowledge, including language skills, to contact hard to...
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‘Door knocks' a possibility for Covid-19 contacts

‘Door knocks' a possibility for Covid-19 contacts

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

People who have been in contact with confirmed coronavirus cases may get a knock on their door if tracers are unable to reach them over the phone.
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