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Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 37887, tabled on 20 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the number of people identified by the Government as extremely vulnerable during the covid-19 outbreak (a) by health condition, (b) who are under 60 years old and (c) who pay for their prescriptions.

Answered on

21 July 2020

We have no plans to do so as the information is not held in the format requested.

Information on the clinical extremely vulnerable people included on the Shielded Patient List is available at the following link. This includes a breakdown by the following age groups: 0-18, 19-69, 70+

https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/mi-english-coronavirus-covid-19-shielded-patient-list-summary-totals/