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And here are some further lines from the Grant Shapps morning interview round.
I imagine that in the future there will be an international system where countries will want to know that you have been potentially vaccinated or potentially had tests taken before flying. I was speaking to my Singaporean counterpart, I was speaking to my US counterpart this week, and we’ll have discussions about those things to have an internationally recognised system.
If she doesn’t come back before Monday, that is right.
You do get these cases, which we have seen throughout the whole of the coronavirus, where sadly families throughout the UK have been impacted by this and sometimes haven’t been able to say goodbye to loved ones.
In an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, revealed that his 89-year-old father has been on a coronavirus ward for “quite some time” after contracting the virus in hospital.
He said that his father originally went into hospital for another reason “but unfortunately he did pick it up and we’re all very worried”.
The work they do is incredible, I speak to them every single day, of course, we have not been able to visit my dad for two months now.
He praises the NHS for the way they are working and caring for patients, including his dad. pic.twitter.com/8sGlqs8EKV