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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL4504, tabled on 14 May 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of COVID-19 home tests which have been sent out have been (1) returned within three days, (2) returned but found to be unusable, (3) found to be positive, (4) found to be negative; and what assessment they have made of the proportion of such tests that deliver a (a) false positive, or (b) a false negative, result. [T]

Answered on

29 July 2020

To provide a more comprehensive response to a number of outstanding Written Questions, this has been answered by an information factsheet Testing – note for House of Lords which is attached, due to the size of the data. A copy has also been placed in the Library