MP recently attended event with the Prime Minister.

The health minister Nadine Dorries has become the first MP diagnosed with coronavirus.

Dorries is reported to have felt unwell on Friday and started experiencing symptoms on Saturday. She has said she is now self-isolating.

News of Dorries’ diagnosis will be of concern to colleagues and those who have met with the minister over the last couple of weeks. The MP attended a reception with the prime minister in Downing Street on Thursday.