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Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Hundreds of Deloitte consultants working on test and trace” – below is their description.
The government is employing 1,114 consultants from Deloitte alone to work on its COVID-19 testing scheme. Some of those consultants are being paid more than £2,000 a day, Sky News had discovered. A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: “We continue to work with a wide range of public and private sector partners as we respond to this unprecedented global pandemic. “These organisations provide the specialist skills and experience we need to contain the spread of the virus and save lives.” #COVID19Sky News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: COVID-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
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