Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Friday, 27th March 2020, 1:20 pm
Updated Friday, 27th March 2020, 1:20 pm

In a video posted on his Twitter, he confirmed he has the virus, after suffering ‘mild’ symptoms.

He is now working from home and self-isolating.

His announcement comes hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed he also had tested positive for the virus.

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In a video on Twitter, the Prime Minister said he has "mild symptoms" and is self-isolating but says he will "continue to lead the government’s response".

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