Brandon Lewis self-isolating after contact with positive coronavirus case
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A Norfolk MP is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
Brandon Lewis, the Northern Ireland Secretary and MP for Great Yarmouth, shared the news in a tweet on Thursday.
He said: “I have been informed that I have recently come into contact with someone who has since tested positive for coronavirus.
“While I do not currently have any symptoms, I am now self-isolating in line with government guidance.”
The news comes as record rates of coronavirus have been set in Mr Lewis’s constituency, with Great Yarmouth hitting a new high of 137.9 cases per 100,000 people as of yesterday.