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ITV News published this video item, entitled “Residents in UK’s largest Covid-19 hotspot struggle to secure tests | ITV News” – below is their description.
Boris Johnson will face a grilling from senior MPs amid a warning that the “failure” of the test and trace system is placing “huge pressure” on the health service. As the system struggles to cope with soaring demand, people have been turning up to accident and emergency to ask for Covid-19 tests. Bolton NHS Foundation Trust said on Tuesday that a “high volume” of patients arrived to the A&E requesting tests. Trust chair Professor Donna Hall said people in Bolton – which has the highest infection rate in England – had been trying to get tests via their GPs and the hospital when they could not get them online or at mobile testing units.ITV News YouTube Channel
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