PM unable to give figures on contacts missed through COVID testing “glitch”

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “PM unable to give figures on contacts missed through COVID testing “glitch”” – below is their description.

    The Prime Minister has been unable to say how many contacts have been missed as a result of a testing error by Public Health England. A technical “glitch” on the test and trace app led to almost 16,000 Covid-19 cases going unreported.

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