Sajid Javid, British Minister of Health, reported that he tested positive for COVID-19 despite having received two doses of the vaccine, although at the moment his symptoms are mild.
In a recording posted on his Twitter account, Javid says that he began to feel drowsy, so he took an antigen test this morning, which came back positive, after which he subsequently underwent a PCR test, the results of which he awaits in isolation. at your home.
“Fortunately I have taken both doses and the symptoms are mild,” said Javid, who urged the population to “get vaccinated, if they haven’t already.”
“If everyone plays their part, you not only protect yourself and your loved ones, but you also safeguard the NHS – British public health system – and help preserve our way of life,” he said.
Javid’s announcement comes as daily coronavirus infections in the United Kingdom as a whole exceed 50,000 cases for the first time since January 15, due to the more transmissible delta variant.