Nadine Dorries—the United Kingdom’s health minister has reportedly been tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Conservative Member Parliament, Ms. Dorries said that she had taken all the advised precautions after diagnosed with coronavirus and had been self-isolating at her home.
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It is worth mentioning here that at least six people so far have lost their lives due to coronavirus in the United Kingdom while a total of 382 cases of the deadly virus have been reported. As per the details, the latest person to die in the UK was a man in his early 80s who had underlying health conditions.
In its statement, the National Health Services England said that it was scaling up its capacity for screening the people for the novel coronavirus, with the number of cases set to rise.
That means, currently, 1500 tests are being carried out in the country which will be increased to 10,000 tests a day.