4,973 people referred to test and trace system in England
LONDON (UK) – In the week to August 5, as many as 4,973 people who tested positive for coronavirus were referred to the English test and trace system, which is 7% up from the previous week, of whom 80% were reached and asked to provide contacts.
Authorities said 20,638 contacts were identified and of these 74.2% were reached and asked to go into self isolation.
The data was released as the service said it was beginning trials of a new version of its app which was delayed.
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