Matt Hancock says there are Covid-19 testing ‘operational challenges’

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    The health secretary, Matt Hancock, says the government is working around the clock to fix what he describes as ‘operational challenges’ in the coronavirus testing system caused by a surge in demand. Speaking in parliament, Hancock said there had been a sharp rise in people coming forward for tests, including those who were not eligible Matt Hancock is losing control of Covid-19 in UK, says Labour

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