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UK faces bottleneck on COVID-19 testing due to lab capacity: minister

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Southend-on-sea

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain faces difficulties in carrying out COVID-19 tests due to shortages of lab capacity, said junior health minister Edward Argar.

“Lab capacity is one of the bottlenecks, or one of the challenges in significantly increasing that capacity,” Argar told Sky News on Thursday.

(Reporting by Sarah Young; editing by Kate Holton)

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