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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the studies, published by Trinity College Dublin on 15 and 26 June, which found that the COVID-19 contract tracing application’s performance was “similar to that of triggering noti?cations by randomly selecting from the participants, regardless of proximity" and that “there is only a weak dependence of detection rate on distance”; and what steps they intend to take in response.  HL6449

Question HL6449: tabled on 6 July 2020 and due for answer by 20 July 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the studies, published by Trinity College Dublin on 15 and 26 June, which found that the COVID-19 contract tracing application’s performance was “similar to that of triggering noti?cations by randomly selecting from the participants, regardless of proximity" and that “there is only a weak dependence of detection rate on distance”; and what steps they intend to take in response.
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