He had no option at the end of the day. He could hardly stand at the podium next briefing to say "Stay safe, get the jab, save lives"
He has had the most difficult job ever the last 18 months, and overall has done a good job. Great shame he had to act so stupidly in his workplace, causing him to have resign his post in disgrace. Cummings will be ecstatic, the public will decide if he should remain as an MP at the next election.