UK police who test positive for Covid-19 will be exempt from providing their details to the NHS contact tracing app due to fears that undercover officers could be put in danger, reports claim.

The force is planning its own variation of the contact tracing system, wherein officers who test positive will pass their details over to the police force instead of the centralized NHS app.

Essentially what this means is that police forces will take over all contact tracing for officers and staff, an unnamed police source told Sky News.

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