Johnson defends ailing Test & Trace
Daily Mirror|November 06, 2020
QUESTIONS Boris Johson at yesterday's No 10 press briefing
PIPPA CRERAR

BORIS Johnson has failed to explain why outsourcing firms are still in charge of the NHS Test and Trace system, claiming it was “improving”, even after contacts reached hit a new low.

Just 59.9% of close contacts of people who tested positive were reached in the week ending October 28, down from 60.6% the previous week. In contrast, local public health teams traced 97.9% of contacts.

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