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Kidney Diseases: Medical Treatments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 164476, tabled on 8 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of covid-19 patients that have required dialysis in a clinical setting since March 2020.

Answered on

15 April 2021

The United Kingdom Renal Registry collects data on the number of patients in a dialysis facility who have COVID-19. This data has been collected in two time periods. From 1 April to 31 August 2020, 2,339 of in-centre haemodialysis patients had a diagnosis of COVID-19 in England. From 1 September 2020 to 3 March 2021, the figure was 3,566.