Number of people ‘pinged’ by NHS Covid app in Chichester up by 70%

The number of people in Chichester who were ‘pinged’ by the Covid app has seen a 70 per cent increase in one week, the latest data shows.

More people are being advised to isolate

NHS figures show 877 people were alerted via the app in the seven days to July 7. It was 1,498 in the seven days to July 14 – a 70 per cent increase.

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The number of people to be 'pinged' in Chichester is up in the week to July 14

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This is how many positive Covid-19 cases there are in the Chichester district

Nationally, 607,486 alerts were sent in week ending July 14 – 15.4 per cent of all alerts sent to date, since September, and a record high. To date, 3.94-million alerts have been sent.