“Can we establish that that was wrong? That was incorrect, is that right?”
“Well I don’t know what you’re referring to,” Gibb hit back.
However he continued: “We are, there is testing capacity for over 300,00 tests a day, that will rise to 500,000.”
“I think on Breakfast you said there were 335,000 people being tested, and that is not a figure that had been published before by the government, and there was some suggestion that was not correct, but I think we have established…,” Kay replied.
But he was cut off by Gibb who clarified: “That is correct. It is.”
BBC Breakfast airs daily on BBC One at 6am.