Covid-19: Brazil variant surge testing extended

Covid-19: Brazil variant surge testing extended
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Covid-19: Brazil variant surge testing extended

Message par geemong » ven. 5 mars 2021 11:12

Covid-19: Brazil variant surge testing extended

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Surge testing in หลักการทำงานของ Slot รู้ไว้ก่อนจะเข้าเล่นจริง! five postcode areas is to be extended for a further week.

Seven sites where people without symptoms can pick up and drop off Covid-19 tests were set up in South Gloucestershire this week.

It follows the discovery of two cases of the Brazilian variant of Covid-19 in one household in the area.

The scheme has been extended until March 14 to maximise the opportunity for those living in, working in or visiting the area to be
tested.

South Gloucestershire Council said the uptake of the testing programme had so far been "very good with" 3,806 people attending
the mobile testing units in Stoke Gifford and Patchway.

A further 8,828 kits have been collected from the community collect and drop centres in the first three days.

From the two initial diagnosed cases of the Brazil variant, what's been described as 'a small contained group of contacts around
the confirmed cases' has been identified through contact tracing.

Sara Blackmore, Director of Public Health at South Gloucestershire Council, said she hoped that extending the programme would
encourage anyone eligible to take the test.

The postcodes included in the current testing are BS32 0, BS32 8, BS32 9, BS34 5 and BS34 6.

People who travel to the area for work or to visit someone for a support bubble are also eligible.

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