Matt Hancock rations coronavirus tests to prioritise two key groups

CARE home residents and patients with acute medical conditions will get priority under Government rationing of coronavirus tests, the Health Secretary says.

Matt Hancock admitted to MPs the NHS testing system was under intense pressure due to a “sharp rise” in demand. Ministers were working “around the clock” to make tests available but could take “a few weeks” to solve the problems, he confessed. “There are operational challenges, and we are working hard to fix them,” he said.

Mr Hancock was summoned to the Commons yesterday to answer an urgent question tabled by Labour following...
source: Express

2020-09-16 09:56
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