Department Of Health
As part of the governments COVID-19 winter plan, NHS Test and Trace has set out a new business plan for the next phase of the service.
The plan sets out the approach, working with Public Health England, NHS England and partners, to disrupt and prevent COVID-19 transmission, protect peoples health and enable people to return to a more normal way of life.
February 2021 update
The R?m statistical model, mentioned in the business plan, produced estimates for October 2020 that testing, tracing and self-isolation (on symptom onset or following contact by NHS Test and Trace) could have reduced the R number by around 0.3 to 0.6.
Last updated 11 February 2021 +show all updates
Added update in ‘details’ section on the predictions produced by the R?m statistical model for October 2020.