Coronavirus: Educational Institutions

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 1st December 2020.

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Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish covid-19 infection data for school and educational settings to improve the information available to teachers, parents and pupils.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Public Health England (PHE) reports on the number of suspected and confirmed clusters and outbreaks linked to schools in the weekly surveillance report which is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-flu-and-covid-19-surveillance-reports.

PHE publish a graph set alongside the weekly surveillance report, which includes additional figures within the ‘Community Surveillance’ and ‘Surveillance in educational-age cohorts’ sections. The most recent report is available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-flu-and-covid-19-surveillance-reports

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