Covid: London's Metropolitan Line reopens after staff pinged by NHS app

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image captionThe Picadilly and District lines were besides impacted

A London Underground enactment has reopened aft it was closed connected Saturday due to the fact that excessively galore unit had received isolation alerts via the NHS Covid-19 app.

No services ran connected the Metropolitan line, which runs betwixt Aldgate and Amersham, Buckinghamshire, arsenic unit had been contacted by NHS Test and Trace.

The Piccadilly and District lines were besides affected, but person besides reopened.

Transport unions person warned of "dire consequences" successful the coming days arsenic unit are contacted done the app.

The latest figures showed corruption rates were rising successful each areas of London successful the 7 days up to 12 July, with Hammersmith and Fulham signaling the highest complaint of 436 cases per 100,000 people.

The Rail, Maritime and Transport national wide caput Mick Lynch antecedently said determination would beryllium "a surge successful workers pinged with a self-isolation instruction" aft England's Covid-19 restrictions are eased connected Monday.

The bulk of the Tube is present moving with insignificant delays connected immoderate lines.

The Waterloo and City enactment is not moving owed to a planned closure.

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