Coronavirus: Screening

(asked on 8th June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many postal COVID-19 tests have been returned to laboratories for each day since the scheme began; and (1) how many, and (2) what percentage of, the tests administered by post have been discounted because swabbed material was not effectively collected.

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Lord Bethell
This question was answered on 20th July 2020

As of 16 June, 3% of home test kits have been returned void. We continue to work with our partners to ensure home testing kits are of the highest standard, user friendly and easy to return back for processing.

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