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Asthma: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 12069, tabled on 8 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of (a) hospital admissions with covid-19 and (b) intensive care admissions of patients with covid-19 had previously been diagnosed with asthma in the most recent period for which figures are available.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 June 2021

Many cases of asthma will be diagnosed and managed in a primary care setting. Primary care data is not currently linked to the data collected by the National Health Service for hospital admissions.

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