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Care Homes: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 139487, tabled on 14 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of continuing to provide free covid-19 lateral flow tests for care home visitors.

Answered on

17 March 2022

The regular free asymptomatic testing regimes after 1 April 2022 are currently under review, including for visitors to care homes. Further details on future adult social care testing provision and any changes to guidance will be provided in due course.

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