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Londond: United Kingdom Health Minister Nadine Dorries was diagnosed with coronavirus on Tuesday.

Dorries, in a statement, said she that took all the advised precautions and have been self isolating at home. Dorries, who has served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since 2019, becomes the first lawmaker to be diagnosed with the disease in the country.

“I can confirm I have tested positive for Coronavirus,” Dorries said in a statement. “As soon as I was informed I took all the advised precautions and have been self isolating at home.”

The UK has confirmed over 380 cases of the deadly virus and six fatalities.

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