Covid-19 Response

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:57 pm on 2nd June 2020.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 12:57 pm, 2nd June 2020

It is very important that we look all the risk factors, including ethnicity, that have an impact. Indeed, that is what our broad approach has been, led by our shielding programme, whereby we have said that those who are most vulnerable should not leave the house at all until we were able to say this weekend—I am pleased to say—that it is safe for them to go, as long as they stay two metres apart from others.