UK health secretary positive for COVID-19 after PM

By: AFP      Published: 06:29 PM, 27 Mar, 2020
UK health secretary positive for COVID-19 after PM

Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Friday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was self-isolating with "mild symptoms" of the virus.

"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," Hancock announced on Twitter.

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