More testing is vital - but it’s not a silver bullet for coronavirus. Plus, is stockpiling coming to an end?

Why are countries like Germany able to test more people for coronavirus than the UK? Here, around 10,000 a day are being carried out, but over there it's around 500,000 a week. We speak to professor of microbiology Simon Clarke about what the tests actually are, and why he doesn't think they're a "silver bullet" that will halt the pandemic. 


There are signs the stockpiling that came ahead of the UK coronavirus lockdown is coming to an end. The Evening Standard's Jonathan Prynn has been talking to supermarkets who say the aisles are getting back to normal. He also tells us about the turmoil in the airline industry as easyJet grounds its entire fleet


Prince Charles is out of self-isolation, and Clarence House says he's in good health. But Evening Standard Insider editor Lucy Pavia says there are still concerns about the Queen and Prince Philip. She also reveals what Charles may have been up to while in seclusion at Birkhall Cottage in Scotland. 


 

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