Three Cupboard ministers have been self-isolating on Thursday after the Australian deputy prime minister, who they met earlier this week, examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Dominic Raab, the Deputy Prime Minister, Michael Gove, the Communities Secretary, and Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, have been the three ministers.
All of them met Barnaby Joyce whereas he was visiting the UK. Mr Joyce examined optimistic after flying to the US.
If Mr Joyce is discovered to have caught the omicron variant of Covid then, beneath the present guidelines, all three of the politicians might need to self-isolate for 10 days.
Present guidelines in England state that if somebody is deemed to have come into contact with an individual who has omicron, there’s a 10-day obligatory isolation which can’t be damaged by a unfavorable Covid take a look at outcome.
My colleague Ben Riley-Smith has more.