Sajid Javid

In shift, UK to require COVID vaccination for health workers

The Health Secretary said that while vaccination is not compulsory for most people, health workers “carry a unique responsibility”.

published on : 9th November 2021

UK rolls out free home antibody tests under new programme for COVID positives

The UK Health Security Agency will offer these finger-prick tests to help improve the understanding of immunity against COVID-19 from vaccination and infection.

published on : 22nd August 2021

UK health minister Sajid Javid's COVID recovery remarks spark anger, apologises

Javid, 51, said people should no longer "cower" from coronavirus as he urged everyone to get their vaccine doses to protect against the deadly virus.

published on : 25th July 2021

Self-isolating PM Boris Johnson urges caution as Covid-19 lockdown legally ends in England

Boris Johnson warned of the 'extreme contagiousness' of the Delta variant of coronavirus, which continues to keep the infection rate in the country at very high levels.

published on : 19th July 2021

COVID-19: UK government lands in confusion over own 'self-isolation' rules ahead of 'Freedom Day'

Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was now self-isolating for 10 days.

published on : 18th July 2021

UK health minister Sajid Javid tests positive for Covid-19 despite being fully vaccinated

'I'm grateful that I've had two jabs of the vaccine and so far, my symptoms are very mild,' UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said.

published on : 17th July 2021

Face masks in enclosed spaces will be 'expected' beyond July 19, says UK minister 

Minister Nadhim Zahawai also expressed confidence that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be able to confirm the July 19 timeline for the last stage of his lockdown easing roadmap on July 12.

published on : 11th July 2021

Sajid Javid named Britain's new interior minister: Downing Street

Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office announced the appointment in a statement. Javid was previously Britain's communities minister.

published on : 30th April 2018