23 April 2020 – Testing extended to all symptomatic essential workers

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England

Overview: Government extends testing to all essential workers with symptoms.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-testing-extended-to-all-essential-workers-in-england-who-have-symptoms

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government