1. Labs pushed to the limit with high demand from COVID-19 tests: Will they be ready for fall?  10 Tampa Bay
  2. Why is there a problem with getting a test for Covid-19 in the UK?  The Guardian
  3. Coronavirus: Government apologises over tests shortage  BBC News
  4. Positive Covid tests in no-lockdown Sweden hit lowest rate since pandemic began  Reuters
  5. Covid testing director apologises for shortage of tests in England  Financial Times
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Amid more cases, people with suspected infections have been reporting difficulties<br>Amid more cases, people with suspected infections have been reporting difficulties

Why is there a problem with getting a test for Covid-19 in the UK? | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardian

A director of the government's test and trace scheme in England says lab capacity is the issue.A director of the government's test and trace scheme in England says lab capacity is the issue.

Coronavirus: Government apologises over tests shortage - BBC News

The director of testing has apologised to people who have not been able to secure testsThe director of testing has apologised to people who have not been able to secure tests

Testing chaos will last weeks as NHS chief admits labs are at 'pinch-point'

Director of testing Sarah-Jane Marsh said there is capacity at testing sites but laboratories processing the tests are at a 'critical pinch-point'. Ms Marsh added that the system is doing 'all it can to expand quickly'.Director of testing Sarah-Jane Marsh said there is capacity at testing sites but laboratories processing the tests are at a 'critical pinch-point'. Ms Marsh added that the system is doing 'all it can to expand quickly'.

NHS testing boss issues 'heartfelt apology' to people unable to get Covid tests | Daily Mail Online

Sarah-Jane Marsh, chief executive of Birmingham Women and Children's Hospital, is currently Director of Testing for the NHS Test and Trace programmeSarah-Jane Marsh, chief executive of Birmingham Women and Children's Hospital, is currently Director of Testing for the NHS Test and Trace programme

NHS testing boss admits lack of laboratory capacity is stopping people getting coronavirus tests - Birmingham Live

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People have complained of having no tests available or having to travel hundreds of miles to testing centres People have complained of having no tests available or having to travel hundreds of miles to testing centres

Matt Hancock reveals testing delays will take 'weeks' to sort out - Wales Online

Laboratories have reached a 'critical pinch-point', according to an NHS Test and Trace official.Laboratories have reached a 'critical pinch-point', according to an NHS Test and Trace official.

Apology over Covid test problems amid surge in cases

RESIDENTS in Basingstoke looking for a coronavirus test face a 150-mile round trip to the nearest centre with availability in the next week.RESIDENTS in Basingstoke looking for a coronavirus test face a 150-mile round trip to the nearest centre with availability in the next week.

Coronavirus tests: Nearest site to Basingstoke 75 miles away | Basingstoke Gazette

People across the country are unable to get coronavirus tests because laboratories have reached a "critical pinch-point" in processing them.

People unable to get coronavirus tests after labs reach 'critical pinch-point'

STOCKHOLM - Sweden carried out a record number of new coronavirus tests last week with only 1.2% coming back positive, the health agency said on Tuesday, the lowest rate since the pandemic began at a time when countries across Europe are seeing surges in infections.STOCKHOLM - Sweden carried out a record number of new coronavirus tests last week with only 1.2% coming back positive, the health agency said on Tuesday, the lowest rate since the pandemic began at a time when countries across Europe are seeing surges in infections.

Positive Covid tests in no-lockdown Sweden hit lowest rate since pandemic began

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RESIDENTS attempting to book a coronavirus test through the government's online portal have been told their nearest site is in Scotland or that no… RESIDENTS attempting to book a coronavirus test through the government's online portal have been told their nearest site is in Scotland or that no…

Coronavirus tests: No sites found message on booking website | Bournemouth Echo

BRITS have been left unable to get coronavirus tests after labs reached a “critical pinch-point” as cases spiked at almost 3,000 yesterday. The Government’s director of testing an…

Brits unable to get coronavirus tests as labs reach 'critical pinch-point'

Across the country, patients have been left with no access to COVID-19 testing as testing laboratories reach their "critical" capacity. Patients are being told to travel hundreds of miles to get tested. Across the country, patients have been left with

Patients told to travel hundreds of miles as COVID-19 testing labs reach 'critical' capacity | NursingNotes

The London Economic | It came after a senior official at NHS Test and Trace issued an apology to people unable to get a Covid-19 test. | NewsThe London Economic | It came after a senior official at NHS Test and Trace issued an apology to people unable to get a Covid-19 test. | News

Warning of second peak as Birmingham “very, very likely” to suffer further restrictions

Failings in the Government’s test-and-trace system in London are laid bare today as Covid-19 cases rise sharply in Britain. Official figures showed that in some parts of the capital far less than half of “close contacts” of coronavirus-infected people have been traced and told to self-isolate.Failings in the Government’s test-and-trace system in London are laid bare today as Covid-19 cases rise sharply in Britain. Official figures showed that in some parts of the capital far less than

London test and trace failings exposed as victims go uncontacted | London Evening Standard

RESIDENTS in Andover attempting to book a coronavirus test through the Government's online portal face a 190-mile round trip to the nearest centre… RESIDENTS in Andover attempting to book a coronavirus test through the Government's online portal face a 190-mile round trip to the nearest centre…

Coronavirus tests: Nearest site to Andover with availability 94 miles away | Andover Advertiser

The BMA has urged to the Government to ‘get a grip’ on testing after patients and doctors have shared their frustrations at not being able to access Covid-19 tests.The BMA has urged to the Government to ‘get a grip’ on testing after patients and doctors have shared their frustrations at not being able to access Covid-19 tests.

BMA urges 'grip' on Covid testing as lab capacity falters | News Article | Pulse Today

Sarah-Jane Marsh, director of testing at NHS Test and Trace, has said other facilities could "open up imminently".Sarah-Jane Marsh, director of testing at NHS Test and Trace, has said other facilities could "open up imminently".

Coronavirus: People unable to get COVID-19 tests after labs reach 'critical pinch-point' | UK News | Sky News

<p>Authorities ‘doing all we can’ to expand the testing service, says NHS boss Sarah-Jane Marsh</p><p>Authorities ‘doing all we can’ to expand the testing service, says NHS boss Sarah-Jane Marsh</p>

Coronavirus: Test and Trace director apologises to ‘anyone who cannot get a test’ | Independent

The Health Secretary said more innovation and a culture change in how data is used in healthcare would help save lives.The Health Secretary said more innovation and a culture change in how data is used in healthcare would help save lives.

Matt Hancock calls for more technology and data use in the NHS | Jersey Evening Post

RESIDENTS in Winchester attempting to book a coronavirus test through the Government's online portal face a 182-mile round trip to the nearest… RESIDENTS in Winchester attempting to book a coronavirus test through the Government's online portal face a 182-mile round trip to the nearest…

Winchester residents face 182-mile round trip for coronavirus test | Hampshire Chronicle

Sweden avoided a lockdown and instead emphasized personal responsibility, social distancing and good hygiene in a bid to slow rather than eradicate COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 tests in no-lockdown Sweden hit lowest rate since pandemic started | National Post

Positive COVID-19 tests in no-lockdown Sweden hit lowest rate since pandemic started | National Post

A senior official at NHS Test and Trace has issued an apology to people unable to get a Covid-19 test as officials consider new lockdown… A senior official at NHS Test and Trace has issued an apology to people unable to get a Covid-19 test as officials consider new lockdown…

Fears of new lockdown restrictions as coronavirus cases spike | Dorset Echo