COVID-19: Background, Public Health Measures and Testing for SARS-CoV-2

Synopsis: This Briefing Paper has been prepared to support the NI Assembly Ad-Hoc COVID-19 Committee. It provides some introductory background information on COVID-19 and then focuses on the policies and actions taken in the UK and other selected countries regarding tackling the pandemic, focusing on public health measures and testing of individuals.

Date: 02 April 2020

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