By Sabela Ojea

 

Yourgene Health PLC said Friday that it has been awarded a 34.1 million pounds ($47.2 million) contract from the U.K. government to support Covid-19 testing.

The U.K. molecular-diagnostics specialist said its automated Covid-19 services testing laboratory in Manchester will be used to back the government's Department of Health and Social Care.

The contract will end on Nov. 14, it said.

 

Write to Sabela Ojea at sabela.ojea@wsj.com; @sabelaojeaguix

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 10, 2021 03:01 ET (07:01 GMT)

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