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UK health minister also tests positive for coronavirus

In a second blow to the British government’s handling of the crisis after Boris Johnson was infected, healt minister Matt Hancock has tested positive for the disease.
27.03.2020 - 16:40

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Twitter on Friday he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms.


Less than two hours earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he too had tested positive for the virus.

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."