To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the daily maximum capacity is for covid-19 tests in care homes.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
10 September 2020
We are issuing over 50,000 tests a day to care homes across the country, with the majority of these in high priority outbreak areas. Any symptomatic person can get a test and care homes with suspected positive cases will be able to access whole home testing via their local Health Protection Team.