Coronavirus (COVID-19): review of testing strategy - October 2020

Clinical and scientific review in the light of the latest evidence of the state of the epidemic in Scotland.


The attached paper has been produced by the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, National Clinical Director and Chief Scientists.

It presents a clinical and scientific review of the Scottish Government's COVID-19 Testing Strategy in the light of the latest:

  • evidence of the state of the epidemic in Scotland
  • understanding of testing capacity and demand forecasts in the next three months.

Clinical and scientific review of the Scottish Government testing strategy

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