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Source: London Assembly

In response to the Government’s announcement that an updated version of the ‘Test and Trace’ app will be trialled in Newham, local London Assembly Member, Unmesh Desai AM, said:

 

“Newham has sadly been one of the hardest hit areas of the capital during the pandemic.

 

“To protect local people against a potential second wave, we will need to use all the tools at our disposal. This is why I welcome the Government’s decision to trial a renewed version of the Test and Trace app in our borough.

 

“In the meantime, from City Hall, I will keep pressing for answers as to why Newham has been so disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak, compared to other neighbouring boroughs with similar demographics and levels of deprivation”.

 

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