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# test-and-trace - Last year 2021

NHS Test and Trace programme ‘has failed on main objective’, report finds
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

NHS Test and Trace programme ‘has failed on main objective’, report finds

Oct 27th 2021, 7:45 AM 12,562 Views 6 Comments

MPs have been heavily critical of the programme in the report.

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK

Oct 15th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,567 Views 8 Comments

The errors relate to test results given to people between September 8 and October 12.

Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school
# Close Contacts
# Close Contacts

Covid-19: 12,000 students deemed close contacts are out of school

Sep 7th 2021, 11:42 AM 18,680 Views 27 Comments

About 1,200 schools now having identified a case among students.

HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

HSE to send link to people who test positive for Covid-19 to register close contacts

Aug 11th 2021, 7:03 PM 17,935 Views 12 Comments

The aim is to speed up the test-and-trace process, HSE officials said.

Pingdemic: NHS Covid app updated to reduce number of contacts told to isolate
# England And Wales
# England And Wales

Pingdemic: NHS Covid app updated to reduce number of contacts told to isolate

Aug 2nd 2021, 5:18 PM 17,397 Views 28 Comments

Only contacts from the previous two days, instead of the previous five days will have to self-isolate.

Poll: Would you take a free, walk-in Covid-19 test for people without symptoms?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take a free, walk-in Covid-19 test for people without symptoms?

Mar 27th 2021, 11:00 AM 48,548 Views 82 Comments

Five test centres opened this week across the country.

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 2:27 PM 25,687 Views 49 Comments

The so-called UK variant now accounts for about 92% of cases in this country.

# test-and-trace - All time

HSE says it will check if people asked to identify close contacts themselves were able to
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

HSE says it will check if people asked to identify close contacts themselves were able to

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 3:45 PM 24,939 Views 19 Comments

A rapid increase in cases this month resulted in a backlog in the HSE’s contact tracing system.

Most common number of close contacts in Ireland is now 3 as positivity declines
# Contact Tracing
# Contact Tracing

Most common number of close contacts in Ireland is now 3 as positivity declines

Oct 25th 2020, 11:24 AM 51,480 Views 62 Comments

The figure was confirmed by the HSE this morning.

Contact tracing concerns: School wasn't contacted by HSE until four days after confirmed Covid-19 case
# Case Study
# Case Study

Contact tracing concerns: School wasn't contacted by HSE until four days after confirmed Covid-19 case

Oct 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 101,422 Views 57 Comments

A mother has raised concerns about the policy of schools not taking action until contacted by the HSE.

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds

Aug 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 22,137 Views 24 Comments

The findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland run in early July.

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue

Aug 25th 2020, 7:14 AM 20,783 Views 14 Comments

The country’s education minister said there’s been an “alarming emergence of mass infections” since the start of the month.