Michael Gove latest UK minister to enter isolation
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The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is isolating at home after a member of his family began showing "mild" coronavirus symptoms on Sunday.
Aides insisted he was working as normal. But Mr Gove - who does not have symptoms himself - is yet another senior Cabinet minister to be hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
PM Boris Johnson remains in intensive care in London's St Thomas' Hospital, where he has been treated with oxygen and could have to be put on a ventilator.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty have both had, then recovered from Covid-19, while other Cabinet ministers have shown symptoms. ■