England’s Covid testing troubles: ‘Something is clearly going wrong’

Guardian readers describe their frustrating experiences trying to obtain tests for coronavirus

Some people searching for coronavirus tests in England have been told to go to drive-through centres hundreds of miles away as there is no availability locally, while others have had to wait at least five days to receive a home test.

As coronavirus cases rise and the weather turns autumnal, stressed and exasperated workers have described the anxiety of not being able to find out whether or not they or their loved ones have the virus.

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