Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 30th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Mann Lord Mann Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people who were traced under the NHS Test and Trace system were so traced due to a (1) their own, and (2) another person’s, positive COVID-19 test.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Experimental statistics were published on 18 June. Between 28 May and 10 June 2020 – 14,045 people who tested positive for COVID-19 had their case transferred to the contact tracing system, of whom 10,192 were reached and asked to provide details of recent close contacts (traced due to their own positive COVID-19 test); 96,746 contacts were identified and of these 87,639 were reached and advised to self-isolate (traced due to another person’s positive COVID-19 test).

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