HEALTH Secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus. 

He confirmed the news on Twitter, saying his symptoms are mild and he is self-isolating. 

He said: "Following medical advice, I was advised to test for coronavirus. 

"I've tested positive. Thankfully my symptoms are mild and I'm w orking from home and self-isolating. 

"Vital we follow the advice to protect our NHS and save lives."

This news comes shortly after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced he too had tested positive for coronavirus and is showing mild symptoms.