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Coronavirus: One in 10 positive lateral flow tests in England turn out wrong when people retest

More than one in ten Britons told they have Covid through lateral flow tests don’t actually have the disease, official figures suggest EXCLUSIVE: Over 3,000 positive results have been wrong since schools opened Rapid self-testing kits are now available free to any member of public in the UK Councils also offer them to people who… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Travel abroad linked to positive test rate in England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London, UK, 30 July 2020ANDY RAIN/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 28 September Coronavirus rates have been higher among people who have travelled abroad Rates of people… Read More »

Just 78 victims of coronavirus were recorded in England and Wales last week

UK records 3,105 more Covid-19 cases and 27 new deaths – but separate figures reveal fatalities have dropped to another low in England and Wales with just 78 victims last week The 3,105 cases take the total number of positive tests since the virus was first spotted in the UK to 374,228 Separate figures reveal deaths… Read More »