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Surge testing postcode checker: New London postcode added over South Africa variant

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Surge testing protocols in London are now working to isolate South Africa Covid cases in the capital. The Covid strain is among the UK’s noted “Variants of Concern” which threaten greater transmissibility. The mutants could also come with the ability to trick the vaccine-backed immune system.

Where are London surge testing postcodes?

Health authorities have rolled out surge testing to several postcodes in the UK capital.

Each area has detected cases of community transmission of the South Africa variant, and one more has now joined the growing list.

Residents of W11 in west London will now have to take part in surge testing.

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