Coronavirus: A third of care home residents still waiting for COVID-19 tests

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A third of care home residents haven’t been tested for COVID-19, despite government promises that all residents and staff would be tested by “early June”.

New research from The Data Analysis Bureau suggests that while testing has risen in the last month, many residents are still missing out.

In May, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said “every resident and every member of staff in our elderly care homes in England” would be tested “between now and early June”.

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