Matt Hancock has said he is self-isolating after being contacted by the NHS Covid-19 app.
The Health Secretary said he will be “staying at home and not leaving at all until Sunday” after being “pinged” by the Test and Trace system.
In a video message shared on Twitter, Mr Hancock instressed that self-isolation is “perhaps the most important part of all the social distancing.”
He continued: “I know from the app that I’ve been in close contact with somebody who’s tested positive and this is how we break the chains of transmission.”
He did not give any details on the identity of who this “close contact” was.
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