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Local authority sets up test-and-trace system to plug gaps in English scheme

Teams of Covid hunters in Blackburn with Darwen aim to offset national failings

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The local authority with the highest infection rate in England has launched its own contact-tracing system to plug holes in the £10bn national scheme described by Boris Johnson as “world-beating”.

Blackburn with Darwen council, in Lancashire, set up its own virus-hunting team after the national system failed to reach hundreds of its most vulnerable residents.

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