Why the Test and Trace system is failing

Data suggests people are reluctant to pass on the details of possible contacts outside their own household, Prof Fraser said, adding: “About two thirds of the contacts are reported in the household, and we don’t know exactly why that is.” Last month,...

Serco chief hits out at Labour criticism of NHS Test and Trace

The boss of the outsourcer at the centre of a row over the NHS’s Covid test and trace scheme has launched a scathing attack on a senior Labour MP over comments it should be “sacked” for perceived failings. Rupert Soames, chief executive of Serco, said he was...

NHS Test and Trace registers worst week for contact tracing

This is an increase of 56 per cent in positive cases on the previous week and is the highest weekly number since Test and Trace was launched at the end of May. When it comes to the percentage of positive cases out of the total people tested, the latest data shows a...