Keir Starmer to isolate after child gets Covid

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is to self-isolate after one of his children tested positive for Covid, a spokesman has said.

A statement from the Leader of the Opposition’s office said one of his children tested positive at lunchtime and his whole family will now isolate.

Sir Keir was in the House of Commons for PMQs earlier.

The PM and chancellor are also self-isolating after contact with the health secretary who tested positive.