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Coronavirus: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 121111, tabled on 26 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the level of compliance with the policy of self-isolation for identified contacts with covid-19 infection in the latest period for which figures are available.

Answered on

12 January 2021

Anyone notified by NHS Test and Trace that they have tested positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact of someone who has is legally required to self-isolate.

NHS Test and Trace, with input from Public Health England and the Scientific Pandemic Influenza – Behavioural group, have conducted a survey to understand compliance with self-isolation. The results of this survey will be published in due course.

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Department of Health and Social Care