Flawed comparisons between test and trace systems go viral8 January 2021What was claimed England’s test and trace system cost £22 billion. What was claimed Wales’s test and trace system cost £102 million. What was claimed Ireland’s test and trace system cost £775,000. WalesThe post then says that “Welsh Test and Trace cost £102 million.”This figure doesn’t provide the full picture. The Welsh government did allocate £102 million to the Welsh Test Trace and Protect programme across its first and second supplementary budgets, but this isn’t its total cost.