Coronavirus: Screening

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th October 2021.

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Photo of James Wild James Wild Conservative, North West Norfolk

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many lateral flow device testing kits the UK Health Security Agency (a) has purchased, (b) has distributed and (c) holds in storage; and how much has been spent to date on those testing kits.

Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

As of 7 September, 1.8 billion lateral flow tests have been purchased, 1,168 million have been dispatched and 325 million are held in storage. We are unable to provide the cost of lateral flow devices purchased to date as this information is commercially sensitive.

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