The former prime minister is set to appear before the inquiry into the handling of the pandemic.
"Somewhere along the way, a universal shift occurred and most of us, me included, forgot how to be with people and experience life outside of a screen."
Former first secretary of state tells Covid inquiry he did not want to look like he was "enjoying" being in charge while Boris Johnson was incapacitated in 2020.
Laura Trott also denied that the prime minister fail to provide leadership during the pandemic.
Downing Street says the prime minister will set out his position when he gives evidence to the inquiry.
Former chief scientific adviser tells inquiry ex-health secretary had a "habit" of giving false information.
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The government initiative has been blamed for driving Covid infections in 2020.