NO!! They’re doing that on purpose!!

From the muculent Michael Gove today:

The number of coronavirus tests being carried out in Britain every day has hit 10,000 for the first time, Michael Gove has announced. The Cabinet Office minister confirmed the milestone as he acknowledged there was “more to do” to ensure frontline health workers treating coronavirus are checked for the disease.

https://www.politicshome.com/news/article/michael-gove-confirms-coronavirus-testing-has-hit-10000-a-day-amid-calls-to-get-more-nhs-staff-checked

From the reliable BBC four days ago:

Scotland’s testing capacity has increased from 390 samples per day at the beginning of the outbreak up to 1,900 tests per day now.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52133634