Internal Reference Number: FOI_5714
Date Request Received: 02/07/2020 14:58:29
Date Request Replied To: 17/08/2020 11:58:24
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Request Summary: Corona virus tests
Request Category: Private Individuals
|Question Number 1:|
Please can you tell me how many coronavirus tests the trust has used on patients between 1st March 2020 and today's date (4th June 2020).
|Answer To Question 1:|
4,340 tests have been used during the timeframe mentioned.
|Question Number 2:|
Please can you tell me both the number of patients that have been tested, and the number of tests carried out (i.e. if a patient has been tested more than once).
|Answer To Question 2:|
3,410 unique patients have been tested, and 4,261 tests carried out/ received back.
|Question Number 3:|
In each case, please can you tell me how long it took for the trust to receive the patients' test result. If you do not have data for every patient please can you provide me with the average length of time it has taken to get test results for all patients.
|Answer To Question 3:|
The average length of time it has taken to turnaround test results for all patients is 0 days during the timeframe mentioned.
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