Hancock announced that he had self-isolated himself due to his diagnosis on March 27. He had minor symptoms of COVID-19 and did not require hospitalization.
As expected, shortly, the period of self-isolation has ended for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who also contracted the coronavirus.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 820 thousand cases of infection have been recorded in the world, and more than 40 thousand people have died.