Coronavirus Daily: Norfolk and Suffolk report same numbers as government says test and trace system a success
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has hailed the government's coronavirus test and trace scheme that was launched last week as a success, even though he could not give specific figures when questioned.
Since it started, Mr Hancock said that the vast majority of people that had been near new coronavirus cases had been called and were complying
He said: "Those who are asked to isolate by the contact tracers are expressing the willingness to do so and we track that very carefully."
Yesterday's figures from Public Health England showed Norfolk had three daily positive cases over the last reported 24-hours, taking its total so far to 2,171, with Suffolk reporting three new cases as well, with a total of 1,505.
The UK's daily confirmed cases saw a rise of 1,570, down from 1,936, with the overall count now at 276,332.
The number of daily deaths was reported to be 111.
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