Coronavirus: Screening

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th March 2021.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to introduce asymptomatic covid-19 testing for relatives of hospital patients to allow visitations.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

There are no plans at present to introduce a blanket policy on COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic hospital visitors. However, we have introduced targeted asymptomatic testing for visitors to maternity scans and end of life care.

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