Coronavirus : england is going to have its system of tracing of the patient - The Point

like France and several other countries in the world, the United Kingdom will also set up a system to trace patients for the coronavirus as of Thursday, may 28.

Coronavirus : england is going to have its system of tracing of the patient - The Point

like France and several other countries in the world, the United Kingdom will also set up a system to trace patients for the coronavirus as of Thursday, may 28. This was announced by the british Prime minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday. Starting Thursday, anyone testing positive will need to communicate its interactions recent to the competent teams of the public health service (NHS). In total, 25 000 "tracers" will be able to trace the contacts of 10 000 cases per day. People come in contact with a positive case will need to isolate themselves for a period of 14 days, whether they are or are not symptoms.

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This device is at the heart of the strategy of the executive to the british in order to soften the containment in force for more than two months in the country, the second largest in the world the most bereaved after the United States with 37 460 dead according to an official toll Wednesday (+ 412) – and more than 46 000 in cash also suspected cases of coronavirus. "We will ask people to stay at home. If they do not follow this view, [...] we will consider the sanctions that might be necessary ", said Boris Johnson in front of the members of the liaison committee of the House of commons.

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Boris Johnson criticized

After the containment decreed on the 23rd of march, some classes of kindergarten and primary school will reopen at the beginning of June, and the reopening of shops non-food is expected in mid-June. Criticized for his handling of the pandemic, the slowness to increase the capacity of screening and the lack of protective equipment for caregivers, Boris Johnson promised, the 20 may, that the United Kingdom would be here on June 1 of a tracking system efficient. The device must also rely on an app, currently being tested on the isle of Wight, the deployment of which at the national level is expected in the coming weeks.

Updated Date: 27 May 2020, 13:33

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