Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for coronavirus

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

Mr Hancock tweeted: ‘Following medical advice, I was advised to test for #Coronavirus. I’ve tested positive. Thankfully my symptoms are mild and I’m working from home & self-isolating. Vital we follow the advice to protect our NHS & save lives.’

Boris Johnson also announced he had tested positive for coronavirus.

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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