To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of publishing information on the covid-19 vaccine status of (a) people who die within 28 days of a positive Covid test and (b) new covid-19 infections on rates of vaccine uptake.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
13 July 2021
Public Health England (PHE) monitors the number of people who have been admitted to hospital and died from COVID-19 who have received one or two doses of the vaccine and will publish this data in due course. This includes the number of new cases of COVID-19 infection following vaccination.
PHE has not made a specific assessment of the potential effect of publishing information on the COVID-19 vaccine status of people who die within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test and new COVID-19 infections on rates of vaccine uptake.