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Coronavirus: Prisons

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 130711, tabled on 16 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the prison population has received (a) a lateral flow test and (b) a PCR test for covid-19; and what estimate he has made of the number of false (i) positives and (i) negatives within each of those groups.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

2 February 2021

We do not publish the data requested.

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