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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 103663, tabled on 14 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of covid-19 transmission rates by sectors of employment.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

17 February 2021

Estimates of the numbers of COVID-19 cases linked directly to different sectors of employment is not yet available. The Joint Biosecurity Centre, working with the Health and Safety Executive and Public Health England, is currently assessing outbreaks of COVID-19 across employment sectors on an ongoing basis. This will be made publicly available on completion of that assessment.

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