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House of Commons written question 91730.

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 91730, tabled on 17 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral contribution of 15 September 2020, Official Report, column 185, if he will publish the source of the data which shows 484 people receiving covid-19 tests in Luton on 14 September 2020.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 March 2021

The source of this data is the Test and Trace Weekly Statistical bulletin. The data provided immediately and there are some cases where a test is registered after the day it has been taken, which means that the number of tests can increase slightly over time.

The updated data is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/number-of-coronavirus-tests-processed-by-local-authority-england-28-may-to-16-september-2020

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