Coronavirus: Serco shares email addresses of hundreds of contact tracers in ‘privacy breach’

Matt Mathers reports:

E-mail addresses of 300 contact tracers have been shared accidentally by Serco in what could be a breach of data protection rules.

The government is using the outsourcing firm to help with its tracing strategy aimed at monitoring Covid-19 cases.

The company has been training people to track cases of coronavirus in the UK and has so far recruited 21,000 staff, some of whom are healthcare professionals, according to health secretary Matt Hancock.

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