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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 175850, tabled on 25 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to prioritise elite level athletes for early covid-19 vaccinations in light of the progress of the vaccination programme.

Answered on

13 April 2021

If elite level athletes are captured in phase one or two of the programme due to age or clinical need, then they will be vaccinated accordingly. However, we are not currently planning to prioritise elite level athletes for COVID-19 vaccination.

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Department of Health and Social Care