Dr. Alex George admitted he felt "quite emotional" after receiving the Covid vaccine on Wednesday.
The 30-year-old Love Island star, who has worked on the front lines since the pandemic began, gave her fingers crossed after a vaccination at Lewisham University Hospital.
Dr. Alex took to Instagram to share the milestone and said that all NHS staff had "hoped" for a vaccine since the virus emerged. Receiving this vaccine gave him "hope".
"I had the vaccine!": Dr. Alex George admitted he felt "quite emotional" after receiving the Covid vaccine on Wednesday
Dr. Alex shared a photo in a medical jumpsuit with the sleeve rolled up and said, “I had the vaccine !! We have all been hoping for a vaccine since this virus emerged.
& # 39; Felt pretty emotional with the bump, it's been a tough year! I am so glad that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
“Thank you to Chris, one of the hospital pharmacists, for the injection and to everyone who worked so hard to make this a reality.
"There is growing pressure and growing numbers": Dr. Alex admitted that Tuesday is "tough" to be on the front line for the second time
"We will get through this": Following the Prime Minister's announcement, he wrote, "I know none of us want another lockdown, we all feel the frustration and the effects on our sanity."
'It was a quick bump then back to work for me! Full Disclosure I received a star sticker because I had the vaccine and was a good boy. & # 39;
Dr. Alex also joked, "Was sad that I didn't get a lollipop when we were kids."
There are around 31.7 million people on the official waiting list for a sting, including everyone over 50, younger but seriously ill people, and millions of NHS and social workers.
The UK is currently issuing 300,000 doses a week, a number that is expected to accelerate as clinics use the pioneering Oxford University and AstraZeneca Jab, which were approved last week.
The positive news comes after the doctor admitted that it will be "tough" for Lorraine to be on the frontline for the second time on Tuesday.
The media personality described his experience at Lewisham A&E as follows: "There is growing pressure, growing numbers, I think there is big concern about how many patients are being hospitalized.
“I hate to be negative, but we find it difficult to be honest. In the last week we have had times when we were really at play in terms of space and capacity. We have room for expansion, but there is always a limit.
“We have to be so careful and reduce the number of cases and the spread of this virus. We don't want to see a situation in which we have to take people away from the intensive care unit. "
"I hate to be negative": The Love Island star appeared on a live link in Lorraine on Monday speaking about the current surge in the coronavirus and noting that NHS staff are "exhausted".
"I think there is big concern about how many patients are being hospitalized": the media personality shared his experience at Lewisham A&E.
"It takes longer": The TV star admitted that he and his colleagues were "burned out" and claimed that there were more employees who contracted the virus
The TV star, who recently announced that he would quit his job after five years to begin training as a general practitioner, confessed that he and his colleagues were "burned out" and claimed there were more employees dealing with the Virus infected.
The Welshman added: "It's a big part of what's tough right now. For the first time we were all very energetic, now more people at Covid are burned out. It's taking longer.
& # 39; We have a good arsenal, good treatments. We are in a position where we can at least have optimism, there is a way out.
“When you have this light at the end of the tunnel, you can feel it in the workplace. In March and April we didn't know when this would end. "
When hostess Lorraine Kelly, 61, touched on vaccine advancement, the reality star said, “It makes you a little emotional.
"When you've seen people die from this terrible virus and a vaccine has been introduced that can protect people and save their lives, it suffocates you a little."
In the future: The Welshman recently announced that he would be leaving his job after five years to begin training as a general practitioner