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Covid: What is mass testing and how does it work? – BBC News

Liverpool has the UK’s first mass Covid testing pilot, with other high-risk areas to follow.

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By Ian WestbrookBBC News
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Mass testing is set to be introduced in all England’s tier three “high risk” coronavirus areas, following a pilot in Liverpool.
Students will also be tested before they return home for Christmas.
How does mass testing work and what does it achieve?
Mass testing means asking everyone to be tested, whether or not they have symptoms.
The idea is to find healthy people who may be infected, but not yet displaying symptoms. They can then be told to…

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