Localised lockdown actions

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Robert Davidson

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

The secretary of state has stated that more than 100 localised lockdown actions are taken each week.

"Where we find a cluster or outbreak, we send in extra testing, including mobile testing units that can be deployed anywhere in the country," he added.

See an example of this being reported here:

Please, with reference to FOI legislation, will you provide a spreadsheet detailing these localised outbreaks and suspected outbreaks since the start of March or as early as you have data if later than 1st March?

Specifically I would like detail, where held, on:
Date of alert to possible outbreak
Location of possible outbreak (postcode preferred or parliamentary constituency if postcode too specific)
Type of location (e.g. school, hospital, farm etc)
Date testing/confirmation actions commenced
List of testing/ confirmation actions taken (testing kits sent etc)
Outbreak confirmed ( yes, no)
Date outbreak confirmed (where no outbreak confirmed, date when alert dropped or case closed)
List of actions taken where outbreak confirmed =yes.

Many thanks for your time taken in this matter.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Davidson

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

Please can you provide an updated timescale for response to my FOI request?

I do appreciate that you may be busy and/or understaffed at present.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Davidson

FreedomofInformation, Department of Health and Social Care

Dear Mr Davidson,

Thank you for your email.

I apologise for the length of time it has taken to process your FOI request. Unfortunately, the Department’s response is not yet complete. We will issue our response as soon as possible.

Please accept our apologies for the delay.

Kind regards,
Le-Anne Frankson

Freedom of Information Officer
Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0EU

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Dear Mr Davidson,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request. (our ref: FOI-1239138) 

Yours sincerely,

 Hazel Percy 

Freedom of Information team
Department of Health and Social Care

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