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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 33284, tabled on 14 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 21 to Question 24270 on Coronavirus: Screening, what percentage of tests in the 2020 Innova lateral flow test evaluation showed accuracy in picking up viral antigens in (a) symptomatic and (b) asymptomatic individuals.

Answered on

22 July 2021

Findings from the evaluation in 2020 showed similar proportions of viral antigen detected by the Innova lateral flow device of 76.7% in asymptomatic and 78.7% in symptomatic individuals.