England and Wales' test and trace app is coming – here's how it came to be

A contact tracing app for England and Wales will be arriving on September 24, the government has confirmed – the app will work by getting people to scan QR codes as they enter a venue and, if they subsequently experience coronavirus symptoms, to report that in the app so others can be alerted. The UK's journey to release a contact tracing app, which was originally promised to come out in May, has been tortuous and the government initially blamed Apple for the delay. Follow how it all went here.

England and Wales' test and trace app is coming – here's how it came to be

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