UK Health Minister Hancock tests positive for coronavirus, after PM Boris Johnson found infected

In a photo taken on March 18, 2020, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street in central London.
In a photo taken on March 18, 2020, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street in central London.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Twitter on Friday (March 27) he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms.

Less than two hours earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he too had tested positive for the virus.