Roche strikes a deal with Britain to increase coronavirus testing: Channel 4 news

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen in Basel

LONDON (Reuters) - Roche has struck a deal with Britain to increase the country's coronavirus testing capacity, Channel 4 News reported on Thursday.

Citing health authority Public Health England, Channel 4 said the new machines would allow up to carry out up to 5,000 extra tests a day by the end of April.

(Reporting by William James, editing by Andy Bruce)