The vaccines minister realised his error as he tried to backtrack: “So, so – sorry, my apologies, it’s – March 8 is three weeks after the cohort that is the most vulnerable will have received their protection from the mid-February deadline.
“The middle of April is when over-50s will have received their protection. That is the target for the vaccine deployment.”
But keen to make sure there wasn’t confusion with viewers, Minchin interrupted to clarify that was a “misspeak” during Mr Zahawi’s answer.
Despite Minchin trying her best to get clarity for viewers, several were left fuming by the miscommunication and took to social media to make their thoughts known.