Double-jabbed people will not have to isolate from 16 August

Sajid Javid announces in the Commons that people who are fully vaccinated will not have to self-isolate if they are a close contact of a coronavirus case from 16 August. The health secretary added: “If someone gets their second dose just before or just after 16 August, they will need to wait two weeks after which their second jab can take effect and give them these new freedoms.”

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