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Boris Johnson defends the UK tracking system despite criticism and an increase in cases

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson this Thursday defended the UK Health Department’s coronavirus testing and tracking system despite criticism received and the increase in cases, which total 308,134 after another 950 were added.

“It is still one of the best systems in the world because we are rightly the country in Europe that carries out the most tests on its population density,” he said during a press conference, pointing out that these systems are “important” are to fight the coronavirus.

Hence, it has shown that the containment measures being imposed in some regions of the country, such as Scotland, where new outbreaks have emerged, are absolutely dependent on the ability to detect cases either through testing or through contagion tracking “.

Boris Johnson defends the UK tracking system despite criticism and an increase in cases
Boris Johnson defends the UK tracking system despite criticism and an increase in cases

“It works,” he said before clarifying that he hopes “to be the way forward to keep the disease at bay.” However, it is important for Johnson to remember to “keep your hands clean, not touching your face and at a distance”.

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