2 May 2020

Concerns over efficiency of coronavirus home testing

The government says it did more than 105,000 coronavirus tests yesterday – that will include thousands of home testing kits sent out for delivery.

But all that capacity won’t unlock Britain without an effective system to trace everyone infected patients have been in contact with too. On that, the Government said “lots of preparation” is underway – with trial runs due to begin very soon.

And there are still questions over how reliable the existing home test kits really are.