Stephen Jones – UNITED KINGDOM

In this article, Oxford University establish that the Innova test inuse at Liverpool has a specificity of 99.68%, with 0.32% false positives.

https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-11-11-oxford-university-and-phe-confirm-high-sensitivity-lateral-flow-tests-following

And in this article, the bbc says that the first 90,000 tests in Liverpool had 336 hits, only marginally more than the amount expected from a population with no virus present given the 0.32% false positives.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-54931723

These two facts suggest that Liverpool is now largely free of the virus? If so, I request the government to release Liverpool from lockdown.

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