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Coronavirus: Educational Institutions

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 113234, tabled on 9 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 4 November 2020 to Question 91159, whether specific modelling was carried out on the potential effect of the return of students to (a) schools, (b) colleges and (c) universities on levels of demand for covid-19 testing.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

30 March 2021

No specific modelling was carried out on the return to schools, colleges and universities. However, schools, colleges and universities did form part of the modelling carried out on the overall demand for testing.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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