Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Minister of Health Matt Hancock announced the infection with coronavirus.
A test for coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, taken from the Minister of Health of the United Kingdom, Matt Hancock, was positive. About this Minister told March 27 in a video message on his Twitter page.
According to him, the symptoms of the disease are mild, he can work from home.
Hancock added that he would remain in self-isolation mode until at least April 1st.
Earlier on March 27, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
On March 11, it became known that the British Deputy Minister of Health Nadine Dorris became infected with the coronavirus, with whom the prime minister also contacted.
An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
According to the American Johns Hopkins University on March 27, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 551 thousand, of which 24 906 people died, more than 127 thousand recovered. In the UK, there are 11,816 people infected, including Prince Charles of Wales.