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Covid drive-in test centre adding to Catford traffic jams

A drive-in centre testing for covid-19 has been causing traffic congestion today in Catford alongside a nearby burst water main.

https://twitter.com/JambusterLondon/status/1306614579049398273/photo/1

Yep, in a city where traffic levels have already risen sharply a drive-through test centre is causing tailbacks due to insufficient space. Applause all round.

Many people are finding they cannot get tested after waiting for long periods of time.

On a wider level traffic is again extremely heavy across most of south east London today. Numbers of people driving nationwide is seeing a sharp uptick – and yet only 60 per cent are back to regular work.

1 Comment

  1. Roy

    and unfortunately the people setting up the Test Centre would have no interest in any traffic issues

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