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WhatsApp messages shed new light on Covid testing policy

Care homes are the in national media spotlight again after The Telegraph released WhatsApp messages from Ministers, including from former Health Minister Matt Hancock, relating to Covid testing in 2020.

A spokesman for Mr Hancock today (Wednesday) claims the messages tell a distorted story of what was happening in care homes. The Telegraph says the messages show how care homes were “cast adrift” at the start of the pandemic.

Mr Hancock had initially claimed he had thrown a ‘protective ring’ around care homes.

More to follow on this story.

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