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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL5863, tabled on 17 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have had an antibody test to test for previous COVID-19 infection; and of those, how many had antibodies.

Answered on

6 August 2020

On 21 May the Government announced plans for a national roll-out of antibody testing in the National Health Service and social care sector, where, as of 19 July, over 1.31 million COVID-19 antibody tests have been carried out. Information is provided on GOV.UK in an online only format which explains how these tests are counted. Any additional information regarding the results of the results of the tests will be made available at the appropriate time.