Councils have near 100 per cent contact tracing record and should be handed responsibility for test and trace, claim officials

Councils have a near 100 per cent record at contact tracing, officials have revealed, amid calls…

South Korea-style ‘backward tracing’ system to help pinpoint Covid ‘super spreader’ events

A Whitehall source confirmed that preparations to incorporate “backward”, or retrospective, contact tracing into the current…

NHS Test and Trace registers worst week for contact tracing

This is an increase of 56 per cent in positive cases on the previous week and…

Millions download NHS tracing app despite ‘teething problems’

More than 10 million people downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app in its first three days, the Government…

NHS coronavirus tracing app plagued with technical difficulties within hours of launching

As the software is voluntary, its success will also depend heavily on how many people choose…

NHS contact tracing app to launch on September 24 with QR code location tracking scheme

The NHS contact-tracing app will launch in England and Wales on September 24, Matt Hancock has…

Lack of access to contact tracing app could leave elderly more vulnerable to coronavirus

University College London (UCL) reviewed 15 studies on contact tracing and found that apps do little…

Bluetooth update to turn smartwatches and fitness trackers into coronavirus contact tracing devices

Wireless contact tracing could be extended to wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness bands under…

doubts linger as new Covid tracing app seeks to learn lessons

Officials estimate that it is 70pc accurate for “positive” matches – that two people definitely came…

New NHS contact tracing app has ‘false positive’ rate of almost 50 per cent

The NHS contact tracing app being developed is right only half the time so far with…