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Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 48997, tabled on 19 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 track and trace staff are based in Tyne and Wear.

Answered on

2 June 2020

Contract tracing is delivered through partnerships between Public Health England, NHS Professionals and commercial call handling companies, and the local authorities. The public health workforce for each local authority is a matter for them to determine and this varies according to the size of each authority.

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