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Contact Tracing: North East

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76027, tabled on 17 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of contacts being traced through the covid-19 test and trace programme in (a) Newcastle and (b) the North East were from (i) Pillar 1 and (ii) Pillar 2 data is each time period for which data is available.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 August 2020

The Government publishes data for test and trace on GOV.UK providing reports that cover different data sets for the test and trace programme across Pillar 1 and Pillar 2. These include a breakdown for statistics within Newcastle and North East, with the latest data listed below:

Daily statistics on GOV.UK on tests, cases and deaths contains information at upper tier local authority and lower tier local authority level on cases and rates and is updated daily at the following link:

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/

Weekly NHS Test and Trace statistics on those reached by system, how many contact traced and testing/tracing turnaround times is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/nhs-test-and-trace-statistics-england-weekly-reports

The weekly Public Health England surveillance report showing positive cases by various demographics is available at the following link:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/906073/Weekly_COVID19_Surveillance_Report_week_31_FINAL_V2.pdf

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Department of Health and Social Care
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