1. Schoolchildren should be next in line for Covid tests, says UK minister  The Guardian
  2. Children face being back of the queue for Covid tests as Matt Hancock plans to ration swabs & shambles to  The Sun
  3. UK's COVID-19 testing problems could take weeks to fix, says Matt Hancock  Sky News
  4. The Times view on the coronavirus tracing system: Testing Times  The Times
  5. Operation Moonshot plan for ten million Covid tests a day in chaos as test shortages across UK branded a  The Sun
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock was forced to admit swab tests will need to be rationed in the coming weeks as the Government works to resolve shortages - with a priority list to be released within days Health Secretary Matt Hancock was forced to admit swab tests will need to be rationed in the coming weeks as the Government works to resolve shortages - with a priority list to be released within days

Swabs to be rationed as testing chaos shows just 3 of UK's hotspots can take bookings - Mirror Online

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DR MAX PEMBERTON: When coronavirus first struck Britain, Boris Johnson assured the public that 'our country remains extremely well prepared' to cope.DR MAX PEMBERTON: When coronavirus first struck Britain, Boris Johnson assured the public that 'our country remains extremely well prepared' to cope.

Dr MAX PEMBERTON gives his devastating verdict on yet another Covid-19 farce  | Daily Mail Online

The UK may be on the cusp of a second coronavirus wave. Results from a population based study suggested the R number for England is now at 1.7, with infections doubling every eight days. Local lockdowns are in place in several areas and this week, the ‘rule of six’ came into force. Jo Moseley answers nine […]

Self-isolation, testing and SSP: employers’ questions answered - Personnel Today

At least 339 schools in England and Wales have already shut completely or sent kids home since classes started againAt least 339 schools in England and Wales have already shut completely or sent kids home since classes started again

Coronavirus test fiasco may see pupils sent home just two weeks after schools reopened - Chronicle Live

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Additional contract tracing has been set up in South Tyneside to double up efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19.Additional contract tracing has been set up in South Tyneside to double up efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

'Enhanced' contact tracing underway across South Tyneside as health chiefs work to track down potential Covid cases | Shields Gazette

A week ago Matt Hancock said that it would take two weeks to iron out the problems in the test and trace programme. Yesterday the health secretary assured MPs that they would be resolved in a “matterA week ago Matt Hancock said that it would take two weeks to iron out the problems in the test and trace programme. Yesterday the health secretary assured MPs that they would be resolved in a “matter

Residents with symptoms of coronavirus are struggling to book tests.Residents with symptoms of coronavirus are struggling to book tests.

Residents struggling to book Covid-19 tests in Epping Forest | Epping Forest Guardian

Patients are being forced to wait for treatment because they can't book coronavirus tests, the CEO of NHS Providers has said.The government has been asked to be 'honest and open' about the current issues facing testing capacity.

People missing routine NHS treatments because of covid test shortage | Metro News

Ministers have been told to mobilise network of UK labs to boost testingMinisters have been told to mobilise network of UK labs to boost testing

Coronavirus news you may have missed overnight: Tests to be prioritised after widespread shortages | The Independent

The government is under growing pressure from NHS hospital trusts, public health officials and MPs over a lack of availability of coronavirus tests.

Growing pressure over lack of tests - but cabinet minister hails 'success'

SHOCKING figures reveal that 173,000 patients suffering from life-threatening diseases did not attend hospital appointments between March and June this year. SHOCKING figures reveal that 173,000 patients suffering from life-threatening diseases did not attend hospital appointments between March and June this year.

A dose of common sense would save a lot more lives, says TIM NEWARK | Express Comment | Comment | Express.co.uk

Covid-19 cases are rising Covid-19 cases are rising

First Bristol coronavirus death recorded for weeks - latest Covid-19 updates - Bristol Live

This week marks a number of changes to how we live our lives through the ongoing coronavirus pandemicThis week marks a number of changes to how we live our lives through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

More coronavirus rule changes are on the way - here's what they are - LancsLive