'Pingdemic' record numbers as 689,313 alerts sent from NHS app in a week

Credit: Sky News- Published on July 29, 2021
A record 689,313 alerts were sent to users of the NHS COVID-19 app in England and Wales in a week, NHS figures show.

You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

National Health Service (England)

Publicly-funded healthcare system in England
Non-urgent blood testing in England and Wales is set to fully resume next month after it was scaled back due to a lack of vials.
8 hours ago • Sky News
The NHS has started rolling out COVID-19 booster jabs.
18 hours ago • Sky News
COVID figures look "scary" according to Professor Andy Hardy, the chief executive of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust.
1 day ago • Sky News
Almost two months on from "freedom day" in England - when most COVID-19 restrictions were scrapped - the government has set out its plan for what scientists fear..
3 days ago • Sky News

Wales

Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom
Anti-monarchy billboards that say "Wales doesn't need a prince" have sparked fury for not being "reflective of public opinion".
19 hours ago • Sky News
After releasing his autobiography, Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones says he is not quite ready to finish the final chapter of his illustrious playing career.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

The coronavirus infection rate has risen to the highest level ever recorded in Scotland - and the highest in Wales since Christmas.
1 week ago • Sky News
With Wales halfway through their World Cup qualifying campaign, BBC Sport Wales examines their various routes to Qatar.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago


Related videos from verified sources

What is the โ€˜pingdemicโ€™ and do people pinged by the Covid app have to isolate? 02:05
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published on July 20, 2021 


NHS app: MP understands frustrations over alerts 00:45
Credit: ODN - Published on July 16, 2021 


Government looking at self-isolation approach after NHS Covid app alerts jump more than 60% 00:31
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published on July 8, 2021 


You might like