Blood tests should be sent to London’s Tower Hamlets after more South African and Brazilian cases were discovered.
The Tower Hamlets Council, or NHS Test and Trace, has not provided details of how many cases, but further testing and genomic screening should take place in areas affected by E1 code from Sunday.
In the meantime, colors concerns have been identified at Tower Hamlets in 10 states in letters E1, E2, E3 and E14.
It comes as the government said Seven new coronavirus deaths and 1,907 new infections On Saturday, taking the total number of deaths registered within 28 days after successful testing by COVID-19 to 127,524.
In a statement from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) he said: “All established cases are isolated. There is no connection between these cases and the recently found criminal groups in south London.
“Anyone 11 years of age or older who lives, works or is trained in these postcodes is strongly encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 PCR on call, whether they are showing symptoms or not.
“The tracers’ tracking system will be used for people who have been found to have a variety of problems. In these areas, the trackers and tracers may also be monitored periodically to determine the transmission method.
“Using PCR testing, positive results can be sent on clinical follow-up to specialized laboratories, helping us to identify cases of various complications and their prevalence.
“People with the symptoms should reserve free tests online or over the phone in order to have them tested at the test site or sent home test kits.”
The Brazilian version, known as P1, is the hardest hit from Brazil, as it has mutations that mean scientists are afraid it could override the protection available with the current vaccine.
There is a concern that the South African genus, called B.1.351, also removes the active vaccine more than it does with the original type of coronavirus.
The Tower Hamlets council is asking people who want to know if they are being asked to get an exam to go to its page and enter the post.
In the meantime, it is making the test more accessible by setting up another test site on Sunday 2 May at Gouldman House, E1 4HQ, from 8:30 am to 3pm.
On Friday, it was found that blood tests were being launched in four other postcodes in east London, the postcodes of IG1 and IG6, and smaller areas of IG5 and IG7, the cases found in South Africa were found.
A “significant” group of South African nations found at Wandsworth and Lambeth sites in south London in mid-April.
As of April 28, 737 different cases in South Africa have been found in the UK to date, and 82 cases of the Brazilian P1 type.