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Published on 22 September 2020

Ref: FOI/20077

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 13th September 2020.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request.

  1. The total number of your workforce as a whole.

Reply

1870

Request.

  1. The total number of staff who have died FROM Covid 19 within your organisation

Reply

0

Request.

  1. The total number of staff who have been admitted to hospital as a result of Covid 19

Reply

This request is exempt under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.      We do not record this information, but as far as we are aware there has been only one.

Request.

  1. The total number of staff who have been properly diagnosed with Covid 19 not requiring hospitalisation

Reply

13.

Request.

  1. The total number of staff who have had to take time off work through isolation procedures not counting when the offices were actually closed.

Reply

518

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