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NHS staff will be tested for coronavirus from next week

Added 03-28-20 04:36:03am EST - “Michael Gove announced yesterday that it would be rolling out the tests in an attempt to boost numbers on the front line with hospitals recording staff absence rates of up to 50 per cent.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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NHS staff will be tested for coronavirus from next week - as Chessington World of Adventures car park is turned into drive-thru swab centre for medics.

The government announced yesterday that it would be rolling out the tests in an attempt to boost numbers on the front line.

Hospitals have been recording staff absence rates of up to 50 per cent as staff or members of their households develop symptoms which mean they are forced to self-isolate as they do not know if they are safe to work.

Michael Gove, who was standing in for the prime minister at the daily briefing, said: 'Increasing our testing capacity is absolutely crucial in our response to and our fight against coronavirus.

Michael Gove, who was standing in for the prime minister at the daily briefing, (pictured) said: 'Increasing our testing capacity is absolutely crucial in our response to and our fight against coronavirus'

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