Coronavirus testing system branded a 'joke' as people are turned away and can't book appointments

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The coronavirus testing centre system in Leicester has been described as ‘a joke’ by one man trying to book a test for his son.

A mum trying to book her daughter in has also criticised the Government-run service after a test centre employee turned them away saying she ‘probably had a cold’.

A man, who has since discovered he has coronavirus, was also turned away after returning for a retest when the first swab proved inconclusive.

The stories are the latest complaints about the test and trace system the Government has previously described as ‘world-beating’.

When asked about similar issues being reported to LeicestershireLive last week the Department of Health and Social Care insisted the

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