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Keir Starmer self-isolating after family member displays coronavirus symptoms

PUBLISHED: 12:13 14 September 2020 | UPDATED: 13:02 14 September 2020

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation. Picture: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation. Picture: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms.

The Holborn and St Pancras MP will continue working from home, but will not take part in Commons proceedings on Monday.

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The situation emerged shortly after he took part in a show on LBC, and the Labour leader’s office has alerted the broadcaster.

Mr Starmer shared a studio with host Nick Ferrari during the phone-in show.

A spokesman for Mr Starmer said: “This morning Keir Starmer was advised to self-isolate after a member of his household showed possible symptoms of the coronavirus.

“The member of his household has now had a test. In line with NHS guidelines, Keir will self-isolate while awaiting the results of the test and further advice from medical professionals.”


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