Surge Covid testing deployed to new area to stop spread of Indian variant

SURGE testing has been rolled out in another area in England as more cases of the Indian variant are discovered. Residents in Calderdale in West Yorkshire will be offered PCR tests whether they are showing symptoms or not. 🔵 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates It was last week reported that cases of the Indian Delta variant had

» Read more

Covid surge testing to stop spread of Indian variant deployed in West London

CORONAVIRUS surge testing to stop the spread of the Indian variant has been deployed in West London. Residents in parts of Harrow, Ealing, Hillingdon and Brent will be advised to take a PCR test even if they do not have any Covid-19 symptoms. 🔵 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates Local authorities will "shortly confirm" the areas where

» Read more

Surge Covid testing deployed to two areas of London to stop spread of South Africa variant

SURGE testing has been deployed to two new areas of London to stop the spread of the South African variant of coronavirus. Public health officials today said people living in certain areas of Wandsworth must take a Covid test – even if they don't have symptoms. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates… This includes two postcodes

» Read more

Testing tsar Dido Harding says demand for coronavirus swabs is FOUR times what system can cope with

TESTING tsar Dido Harding has admitted the demand for coronavirus swabs is FOUR times what the system can cope with. Baroness Harding said demand was "significantly outstripping" current capacity and that no one had predicted how many people would need a test. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Baroness Harding, Chair of NHS Track

» Read more

U.S. health secretary expresses confidence in Abbott's fast COVID-19 test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Trump administration official said on Friday the government still has confidence in Abbott Laboratories’ speedy coronavirus test, which is used at the White House but which regulators have warned could deliver inaccurate results. “We got 15 adverse event reports … and so we, at the FDA and the manufacturer, are going to be studying and

» Read more

Amazon to begin testing warehouse workers for coronavirus after disease ravages sites across US – The Sun

AMAZON has announced it will begin testing warehouse workers for the deadly coronavirus. The retailer announced on Thursday that it is working on developing Covid-19 tests, after employees started protesting over how the company have handled the pandemic. In a blog post, the company wrote: "A next step might be regular testing of all employees, including those showing no symptoms.

» Read more