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Travel: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 14157, tabled on 11 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to ensure that staff working at covid-19 quarantine hotels have been offered a vaccination; and if he will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 June 2021

Workers in hotels used as managed quarantine facilities are being offered vaccination according to their age and clinical risk along with the rest of the population. This is in line with advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation which the Government has accepted.

The vaccination programme is currently on track to offer a first dose to all adults over 18 years old by the end of July.

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