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New Forest East

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE* – DIABETES AND SHIELDING [49568] - 20 May 2020

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE* – DIABETES AND SHIELDING [49568] - 20 May 2020

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the deaths associated with covid-19 comprised people with diabetes in each of the last 12 weeks; for what reason people with diabetes have not been classed as extremely vulnerable; and whether he will make it his policy to include on the shielded list, people living with all types of diabetes.  [49568]

[Due for Answer on 2 June.] 

HOLDING ANSWER [JO CHURCHILL]: The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.