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Number of NHS ‘pingdemic’ COVID app alerts sent drop by 43% in a week

Written by on 05/08/2021

The number of alerts sent to users of the NHS COVID-19 app in England and Wales fell by more than 40% in a week.

A total of 395,971 alerts were sent to users in the week to July 28 telling them they had been in close contact with someone who had tested positive for coronavirus, government figures show.

The figure is a 43% fall from last week’s figures which showed 689,313 alerts were issued.

 Sky News

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