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Covid-19: British health secretary self-isolating after coming in contact with positive patient

London - Matt Hancock is self-isolating until Sunday

By Reuters

Published: Tue 19 Jan 2021, 2:10 PM

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he is self-isolating until Sunday after receiving a warning from the health service’s Covid mobile phone app that he may have been in contact with someone who tested positive.

“Last night I was alerted by the @NHSCOVID19app to self isolate so I’ll be staying at home & not leaving at all until Sunday,” Hancock said on Twitter.

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