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Health minister Hancock tests positive for coronavirus


Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock  (Photo: Tolga Akmen /AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock (Photo: Tolga Akmen /AFP via Getty Images)

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.