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Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 50609, tabled on 16 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the published figures for people admitted to hospital with covid-19 include those who have been admitted for another condition but have also tested positive for covid-19, even if not showing any symptoms; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

21 September 2021

The National Health Service publishes weekly reports by Trust on the number of hospitalised patients with COVID-19; the number of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and the number of patients diagnosed in hospital with COVID-19. This includes those who have been admitted to hospital for another condition and is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/covid-19-hospital-activity/

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