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UK coronavirus LIVE: Boris Johnson admits there is not enough testing capacity as London 'could see curfews' to curb Covid spread

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 6 days ago Harriet Brewis, April Roach
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Boris Johnson has admitted there was not enough coronavirus testing capacity.

The Prime Minister told the Commons Liaison Committee: “We don’t have enough testing capacity now because, in an ideal world, I would like to test absolutely everybody that wants a test immediately.”

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Meanwhile, Londoners could see curfews imposed to help curb a second wave of coronavirus, a public health chief has said.

Director of Public Health England, Professor Kevin Fenton, told the Standard that more restrictions may be imposed, including some possibly across the capital, to avoid a more stringent lockdown.

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