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Weekly testing for care home staff to start on Monday

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Staff working in care homes are to be tested every week starting on Monday, with residents tested every month, the government has said.

The expansion of testing comes as a whistleblower at one of the testing laboratories revealed dozens of shifts had been cancelled throughout May and June because of a lack of test samples.

Ministers hope that the expansion of testing will help to prevent the spread of infection to vulnerable residents.

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Source: The Independent, 3 July 2020

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