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Air systems in some UK quarantine hotels ‘risk spreading Covid’

Expert says some hotels’ ventilation systems provide inadequate airflow or could spread virus

Some quarantine hotels housing people who have travelled to the UK from Covid-19 hotspots are using ventilation systems that risk causing localised outbreaks, according to a report.

The ventilation expert’s survey, seen by the Guardian, found that multiple hotels near Heathrow airport have systems that provide inadequate airflow or could even spread the virus, prompting calls from Labour and the Unite trade union for urgent government action.

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