Covid-19: Hospital Patient Referrals - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:07 pm on 28th June 2021.

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Photo of Lord Scriven Lord Scriven Liberal Democrat 1:07 pm, 28th June 2021

My Lords, SAGE minutes from the end of January 2020 identified that asymptomatic cases were emerging, so why, out of half a million tests carried out until mid-April 2020, were the vast majority of the 25,000 people discharged from hospital to care homes not tested?