Humza Yousaf is Scotland’s new Well being Secretary after being appointed to the put up by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Yousaf, who was once Justice Secretary, will face one of many greatest challenges in Authorities in dealing with the lethal covid pandemic.
He replaces Jeane Freeman, who retired as an MSP on the final election.
A Scottish Authorities press launch stated: “Humza Yousaf turns into Cupboard Secretary for Well being and Social Care, with accountability for the NHS, together with ongoing well being service remobilisation as we transfer out of the pandemic. Mr Yousaf’s portfolio may even cowl the institution of the Nationwide Care Service.”
Well being instructions the largest price range of any portfolio space
A key space for Yousaf might be overseeing Scotland’s transfer out of lockdown and coping with covid outbreaks.
A lot of the nation entered degree 2 restrictions lately, however Glasgow and Moray needed to keep in degree 3 on account of rising an infection ranges.
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