UK Health Minister diagnosed with Coronavirus

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Health minister Nadine Dorries has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home.

She is the first MP in the UK to be diagnosed with COVID-19, as the virus spread further on Tuesday.

Ms Dorries, the minister in charge of patient safety, said in a statement: “I can confirm I have tested positive for coronavirus.
“As soon as I was informed I took all the advised precautions and have been self-isolating at home.

“Public Health England (PHE) has started detailed contact tracing and the department and my parliamentary office are closely following their advice.”


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