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COVID-19 total number of bookings for the Managed Quarantine Services: FOI release

Published: 14 Oct 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
14 Oct 2021
COVID-19 total number of bookings for the Managed Quarantine Services: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100241121
Date received: 20 Sep 2021
Date responded: 28 Sep 2021
Information requested

Please provide a month by month breakdown of the total number of bookings for the Managed Quarantine Services in Scotland since 15 February 2021.

Please also categorise this information by the location of the hotel.

Response

The UK Government (UKG) are the principle contract owners and managers of the Managed Quarantine Service (MQS) and its suppliers for the whole of the UK. The Scottish Government has access to the booking data which is based on those who have booked into Managed Isolation however this may adjust as people amend their bookings. As of 28 September 2021, 9,054 travellers have booked a stay in managed isolation from February to September.

A breakdown by month, location and amount of travellers booked can be found in the table below.
 

Month

No. of

Travellers

 

February

 

March

 

April

 

May

 

Aberdeen

42

Aberdeen

166

Aberdeen

213

Aberdeen

140

Edinburgh

182

Edinburgh

534

Edinburgh

920

Edinburgh

987

Glasgow

47

Glasgow

168

Glasgow

295

Glasgow

189

Total

271

Total

868

Total

1428

Total

1326

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

Aberdeen

160

Aberdeen

197

Aberdeen

134

Aberdeen

123

Edinburgh

1244

Edinburgh

849

Edinburgh

647

Edinburgh

856

Glasgow

265

Glasgow

180

Glasgow

196

Glasgow

319

Total

1669

Total

1226

Total

977

Total

1298


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