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Covid-19

UK Health Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19 Despite Receiving Vaccine

UK Health Minister  Tests Positive for COVID-19 Despite Receiving Vaccine

  • UK health minister Sajid Javid has tested positive for COVID-19 despite having received 2 doses of the COVID vaccine
  • Javid who disclosed this by himself via Twitter on Saturday started that his symptoms from the disease were mild
  • This confirms that vaccines do not offer 100% protection against the disease but people who have received the complete dose are less likely to fall seriously ill

UK health minister Sajid Javid has tested positive for COVID-19 two months after receiving the complete dose of the COVID vaccine.

UK Health minister

Javid disclosed this by himself via Twitter on Monday, stating that his symptoms were mild thanks to the two doses of the vaccine.

Javid who is in support of the removal of COVID-19 restrictions in the UK despite the spread of the Delta variant confirmed his result by PCR test.

The health minister has also confirmed that pending the time he tests negative, he will self-isolate and work from home.

Javid had received the first dose of Oxford’s AstraZeneca vaccine on March 17 and a second shot on May 16.

Read also: Nigeria Runs Out of COVID 19 Vaccine as Third Wave Looms

The UK health minister’s case has proven that COVID vaccines are not 100% effective at preventing infection but they reduce the severity of the symptoms.

Britain is on the brink of a new wave of COVID cases and health experts have warned that the reopening of England could be dangerous because a large portion of the population remains unvaccinated.

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