To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will prioritise the further development and deployment of a personal covid-19 risk calculator through the NHS App which takes into account an individual’s (a) age, (b) co-morbidities, (c) occupation, (d) household size, (e) deprivation, (f) ethnicity, (g) Body Mass Index, (h) blood group and (i) any other factors; and if he will make a statement.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
18 November 2020
The app is designed to the highest standards of data privacy and data security and does not collect any personal information.
We will continue to evaluate the app and improve it in response to feedback.