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Changes made to NHS Covid-19 app so fewer contacts are notified to self-isolate

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The NHS Covid-19 app is being updated so fewer contacts will be instructed to self-isolate, the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced.

The 'logic' behind the app’s system will be tweaked - meaning a person will need to have been near a positive but asymptomatic individual two days prior, instead of five - which is the rule currently.

Changes do not mean the sensitivity has been altered, nor the

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