The UK fired 6,000 followers who had been exposed to the coronavirus, who allegedly had been “paid to watch Netflix” as the UK show NHS Test and Trace was monitoring outreach failures. many people test positive for COVID-19.
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The remaining 12,000 workers will now be dispatched to work with local public health agencies for traceability, the Ministry of Health and Social Care announced on Monday.
Authorities plan to open more than 200 pedestrian centers across the country by October to add more than 200 operational mobile test units.
Officials are hoping that a more localized approach will correct the flawed national system, where workers complained of relying on outdated information and ineffective methods had to struggled to access even a small fraction of contacts with COVID-19.
In early June, an NHS Check and Trace program clinician told the condition of anonymity told the BBC that although there were 4,456 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been reported to the Examination program. and Trace over the three-day period after the show debuted on May 28, she has yet to be assigned a case.
“I have no contact from anyone. I have no contact from the supervisor. I actually stayed on the system, refreshed the system and entertained myself while watching Netflix,” the person said.
As of June 3, according to local reports, only 1,749 of those reported infected had been exposed to the tracer.
The slow turnaround has frustrated local authorities to set up their own traceability network, which has proved more effective because they know the community better and can go in person if needed.
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Now, months after the pandemic has killed more than 46,500 people in Britain – the highest number in Europe – national officials are taking a similar approach.
The health ministry said the new system “combines local expertise with the necessary additional resources and data from NHS Inspection and Tracing.”