29 April 2020 – Home testing trial of 100,000 people begins

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England

Overview: Government launches home testing trial of 100,000 people across the UK, to assess wider levels of infection and transmission.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/major-home-testing-programme-for-coronavirus-will-track-levels-of-infection-in-the-community

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