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Social Services: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 27023, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to help ensure that people administering adult social care are able to identify early stage symptoms of covid-19.

Answered on

17 March 2020

Public Health England has outlined information on signs and symptoms of COVID-19 within the ‘Guidance for social or community care and residential settings’ which is available to view at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings-on-covid-19/guidance-for-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings-on-covid-19#signs-and-symptoms-of-covid-19