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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 128621, tabled on 11 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of fresh air per person per second required to limit the transmission of covid-19.

Answered on

23 December 2020

The Department has undertaken no specific assessment.

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies considered the paper ‘Role of ventilation in controlling SARS-CoV-2 transmission’ at meeting 60 on 30 September.The paper is published online at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/emg-role-of-ventilation-in-controlling-sars-cov-2-transmission-30-september-2020