Matt Hancock British health minister tweeted on Friday that he has been tested positive for novel coronavirus with mild symptoms and he is self-isolating at his house.
Earlier British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus
Hancock said on his twitter. “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,” he added.
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.
— Matt Hancock (@MattHancock) March 27, 2020
British PM Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus.
“I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
“Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.”
Downing Street said Mr Johnson had been tested on the advice of his chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty, having been experiencing “mild symptoms” on Thursday.
“The test was carried out in No 10 by NHS staff and the result of the test was positive,” the statement added.
“In keeping with the guidance, the Prime Minister is self-isolating in Downing Street.
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
— Boris Johnson #StayAlert (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020