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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 10315, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on what date he first became aware that the Delta variant of covid-19 was present in the UK.

Answered on

17 June 2021

Ministers were informed of the Delta COVID-19 variant in the United Kingdom on 28 April 2021, when it was designated as a variant under investigation.