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'People acted responsibly' - UK health minister
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Matt Hancock: I want to see NHS staff properly rewarded
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Ashworth: Leicester lockdown isn’t an ‘imminent solution’
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Boris Johnson warns public against “taking liberties” with social distancing
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Hancock warns Government could close beaches if distancing rules are ignored
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Health Secretary "delighted" at NHS recruitment numbers
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All you need to know from the June 22 Covid-19 briefing
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Hancock pays tribute to England’s 2.2 million shielders
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Matt Hancock reveals lowest Covid-19 statistics since pandemic reached the UK
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Government to set out 'another step' in its lockdown-easing measures
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Matt Hancock: Reading attack not being treated as terror incident
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Hancock: Police not treating Reading attack as terrorism
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UK makes tracing app U-turn for Google-Apple system
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All you need to know from the June 18 coronavirus briefing
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Matt Hancock explains decision to abandon NHSX app
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Matt Hancock pays tribute to Dame Vera Lynn
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WHO: Steroid should be kept for serious cases
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Hancock appears to forget social distancing rules at PMQs
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Hancock praises Marcus Rashford's free meal plea
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Health Secretary announces successful trial of coronavirus treatment
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Matt Hancock: 'It is your civic duty' to test and trace
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Matt Hancock urges people not to participate in protests
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Lockdown England: Gatherings of 30 people allowed but Matt Hancock given power to close any outdoor spaceRelaxed restrictions do not apply to Leicester, which is subject to separate new laws
Coronavirus Leicester: 'Unusually high' rate of infection among children, government saysHealth experts call for more details after Matt Hancock claims number of under-18s testing positive prompted school closures
Coronavirus: Matt Hancock confuses Keighley and KirkleesThe health secretary claimed there had been an outbreak in Keighley when he meant to say Kirklees.
Coronavirus: Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warnsTougher action on the way if frustrated residents head for 'Super Saturday' reopening in nearby Derby or Nottingham
Lockdown tightened in English city over Covid surgeNon-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
Leicester lockdown tightened as coronavirus cases riseNon-essential shops will shut and schools will close for most pupils in the city, Matt Hancock says.
Coronavirus: Doctors in plea for social distancing as Matt Hancock warns beaches could closeGovernment will take action if cases spike, says health secretary
Coronavirus: Pubs could require drinkers to leave contact details under reopening plansMatt Hancock says final decision has not been taken on new lockdown-easing measures
Matt Hancock defends 'momentary breach' of social distancing guidelines: 'It's because I'm human'Health minister speaks out after receiving criticism for patting colleague on back
Coronavirus: Government paid firms over £11m to build custom tracing app – before abandoning itMatt Hancock conceded custom-made app wasn't working effectively on iPhones
Matt Hancock caught on video failing to social distance in House of CommonsHealth secretary's actions come after raft of measures introduced to make parliament 'Covid-secure'
UK minister apologises for misnaming soccer star Rashford, citing Harry Potter confusionHealth minister Matt Hancock apologised on Wednesday to England soccer player Marcus Rashford for getting his name wrong, suggesting that confusion with the star of the Harry Potter films was behind..
Matt Hancock says he is 'proud' of Marcus Rashford for 'playing his part''He absolutely persuaded the public as well as the prime minister,' says health secretary
Controversial decision to close Dfid 'not discussed' within Cabinet, Matt Hancock saysHealth secretary describes foreign aid department as something dreamt up 'back in the last century'
'What about my wife and child?': The migrant health workers risking their lives yet excluded from visa extension scheme'If Matt Hancock says care workers need to be given a green badge so they are recognised in the same way as frontline NHS workers, why is the immigration system dividing us?'
Matt Hancock has failed to respond to report warning of social care 'scandal' nine months after deadlineMatt Hancock has failed to respond to a parliamentary call to end the "national scandal" of failing social care services for almost one year, it has emerged.
Matt Hancock accuses ethnic minority MPs of 'identity politics' in Black Lives Matter row61 ethnic minority MPs had written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking her not to 'silence or impede on the feeling that other minority groups may face'
Boris Johnson risking new spike in coronavirus cases by easing lockdown when test and trace system underperforming, scientists warnMatt Hancock insists programme 'beat my expectations' but scheme's chief admits it is 'not gold standard yet'
British health minister urges protesters not to attend ralliesBritish health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday people should not attend large demonstrations for public health reasons after protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement attracted tens..
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Coronavirus: Matt Hancock admits government still has no idea when NHS contact-tracing app will be readyContact-tracing 'better done' by humans than mobile phone app, claims health secretary
England launches study of coronavirus spread in schoolsHealth minister Matt Hancock launched a study to find out the prevalence and spread of the coronavirus among school children and teachers in England on Tuesday to help inform the phased reintroduction..
Coronavirus: Fresh testing row as Matt Hancock says all care homes have had kits 'delivered' but admits they are not yet usedLabour protests he has gone back on promise for all residents and staff to have actually been tested by 6 June
Matt Hancock accused of 'ignorance' after claiming UK marchers not protesting against racism in this countryMPs and march organisers criticise health secretary for saying 'thankfully, this is all based in response to events in America rather than here'
Matt Hancock clashes with leading scientist over warning that late lockdown 'cost lives' and lifting now risks second peak'I wish we had gone into lockdown earlier – I think that has cost a lot of lives', Professor John Edmunds admits
Anti-racism protests undoubtedly increase risk of coronavirus spread - UK health ministerAnti-racism protests attended by thousands of people in London and other major British cities "undoubtedly" risk causing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases again, British health minister Matt..
Matt Hancock urges people not to attend George Floyd protests this weekend 'for safety of your loved ones'Health secretary Matt Hancock has appealed for the public not to attend events to protest the death of George Floyd planned for this weekend, in order to avoid the risk of spreading coronavirus.
UK has more to do to understand why virus hits ethnic minorities harder, says HancockBritain has more work to do to understand why COVID-19 has a disproportionate effect on black and minority ethnic minorities, health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday.
Coronavirus pandemic could delay reforms to social care, health secretary saysPandemic means it will not be 'straightforward' to meet Boris Johnson's promise of producing plans by the end of 2020, says Matt Hancock
Coronavirus: Matt Hancock accused of 'empty rhetoric' after ethnic minorities deaths report includes no recommendationsMatt Hancock has been accused of "empty rhetoric" after an official study confirmed higher ethnic minority deaths from coronavirus – but failed to set out how ministers would prevent them.
UK committed to working with stats watchdog over virus, says PM's spokesmanBritish health minister Matt Hancock has spoken to the head of the country's statistics watchdog to pledge his commitment to work closely with it after David Norgrove criticised the government for..
Coronavirus: Public's 'duty' to get tested when they have symptoms, says Matt HancockHealth Secretary Matt Hancock has said the public have a "new duty" to get tested if they have symptoms of coronavirus.
Coronavirus restriction review period extended from every 21 days to 28 daysHealth Secretary Matt Hancock has announced the coronavirus review period will be extended from every three weeks to every month, as ministers assess whether the easing of lockdown restrictions is..
Coronavirus: Government's use of testing figures 'falls well short' of normal standards, warns chief statistician'Not surprising' that numbers used by Matt Hancock to show he is hitting targets are mistrusted, says scathing letter
UK contact-tracing going well, system has spare capacity, says ministerBritain's new coronavirus test-and-trace system is working well and some of the thousands of contact-tracers who have been recruited are not yet fully occupied, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on..
Matt Hancock says 'we are winning the battle against coronavirus', but warns disease is not beaten yetHealth Secretary Matt Hancock has said the UK is winning the fight against coronavirus as he told anyone with symptoms they must get a test.
UK death toll rises by 111 to 39,045The UK has recorded another 111 deaths from coronavirus, bringing the total to 39,045, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced.
Almost two-thirds of care homes have had no staff tested, data shows - despite government's promise of universal testing by early JuneHealth secretary Matt Hancock promised universal testing by early June
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'It's priceless': Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion test and trace was brought forward to distract from Dominic Cummings controversy'Many of my viewers will think it's not a laughing matter,' says Kay Burley – as health secretary chuckles vigorously
Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to answer whether Dominic Cummings "did the right thing" when travelling to Durham despite strict coronavirus restrictions.
UK employers should pay wages of those asked to isolate by COVID-19 trace system: ministerBritish employers should pay the wages of anyone told to stay at home by England's COVID-19 test and trace system, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.
UK to tackle COVID-19 flare-ups with local measures: health ministerBritain will gradually move towards more localised action to tackle local coronavirus flare-ups, as opposed to the nationwide measures taken so far, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday.
Coronavirus: Every Briton with symptoms can now get tested, Matt Hancock announcesAge restrictions to be scrapped
UK health minister says will consult colleagues on lockdown finesBritish health minister Matt Hancock said he would talk to colleagues about fines imposed on families for breaking lockdown rules, after a top government adviser received widespread public condemnation..
UK's Hancock did not announce a review of lockdown fines: BBC Political EditorBritain's health minister Matt Hancock did not announce a review of lockdown fines when he was questioned by a member of the public about the penalties in light of action taken by adviser Dominic..
Government could refund people fined for doing what Dominic Cummings didMatt Hancock promises to go over fines with Treasury in latest contortion to defend top aide
'We now go to... Robbie Savage?' - ex-Wales midfielder appears at UK government coronavirus briefingNo, your eyes didn't deceive you. That was Robbie Savage asking Matt Hancock a question.
UK confident COVID-19 tracking system will be place before lockdown easedHealth secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday he was confident that a COVID-19 track and trace system would be operating by June 1, allowing lockdown rules to be eased without risking a spike in..
Coronavirus: NHS and social care staff to get antibody tests from next week, Matt Hancock to announceThe tests detect whether a person has had coronavirus and since recovered