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Travel: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 10142, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if any outbreaks of newcovid-19 variants have originated from people in quarantine in hotels having just arrived from abroad; and if he will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

26 August 2021

This information is not held centrally. However, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies’ Environmental Modelling Group Transmission sub-group is currently reviewing the evidence on the risk of transmission in hotels, including mobile quarantine facilities. This will be published by autumn 2021.

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