UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries tests positive for coronavirus: ‘It’s been pretty rubbish’
Nadine Dorries - UK Parliament official portraits 2017

Yet another government has a senior official who has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus.


"Health minister and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries says she has been diagnosed with coronavirus," the BBC reports. "Ms Dorries, the first MP to test positive, said she had taken all the advised precautions after finding out and had been self-isolating at home."

There are 382 cases in the UK and six people have died.

She replied to the news on Twitter:

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock also responded to the news on Twitter: