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Labour MP to be tested for coronavirus
A Labour MP has said he will be tested for coronavirus after attending the same London summit as a person confirmed to have the infection.
Leeds North West MP Alex Sobel was at the UK bus summit with 250 delegates from the nationwide bus and transport industry.
Mr Sobel announced on Twitter: ‘I attended the UK bus summit on the 6 Feb, where there was an attendee who has tested positive for coronavirus.
‘Whilst I have been informed that I am at very low risk, I have called 111 to be formally assessed.’
Labour’s Nottingham South MP Lilian Greenwood also attended the summit in London and said she has cancelled all her public engagements until February 20 as a precaution.
Among the speakers listed for the event were buses minister Baroness Vere and the former parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, Nusrat Ghani.
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