The government outsourced testing for Covid-19

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Testing centres

The creation of a network of 50 regional drive-through testing centres, often in out-of-town locations such as airports and Ikea car parks, was managed by Deloitte. The firm is overseeing logistics and the creation of a database for collecting and sharing results from up to 75,000 tests per day. The centres are staffed by the army and by outsourcing companies, including...

Swabs from the test centres are analysed by four Lighthouse laboratories, created from scratch, and a fifth lab managed by Cambridge University and the drug companies GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca

Glasgow

Milton

Keynes

Belfast

Cheshire

Cambridge

GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca help run a fifth lab in Cambridge

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Testing at home

Randox, a private company in Northern Ireland are producing kits people can order, delivered by Amazon

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Testing

centres

The creation of a network of 50 regional drive-through testing centres, often in out-of-town locations such as airports and Ikea car parks, was managed by Deloitte. The firm is overseeing logistics and the creation of a database for collecting and sharing results from up to 75,000 tests per day. The centres are staffed by the army and by outsourcing companies, including...

Sodexo

Mitie

G4S

Serco

Swabs from the test centres are analysed by four Lighthouse laboratories, created from scratch, and a fifth lab managed by Cambridge University and the drug companies GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca

GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca help run a fifth lab in Cambridge

Glasgow

Belfast

Cheshire

Milton

Keynes

2

Testing

at home

2

Testing

at home

A private company in Northern Ireland is producing kits people can order, delivered by Amazon