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Disease Control: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 73090, tabled on 13 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what advance notice he plans to give to communities, towns and cities that are to be placed in local lockdown.

Answered on

19 October 2020

The ‘COVID-19 contain framework: a guide for local decision-makers’ sets out how NHS Test and Trace and the Joint Biosecurity Centre will work with local authorities, Public Health England and the public to contain and manage local COVID-19 outbreaks. This can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/containing-and-managing-local-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreaks/covid-19-contain-framework-a-guide-for-local-decision-makers#local-outbreak