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Coronavirus: Swimming Pools

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14942, tabled on 14 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings of the study undertaken by Imperial College London and Water Babies, reported on 12 April, which found that swimming pool water can inactivate the COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds in the right conditions.

Answered on

23 April 2021

Public Health England has not made an assessment.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care