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Durham City MP Mary Foy self-isolating 'as a precaution' after Jarrow MP Kate Osborne diagnosed with coronavirus

A Durham City MP is self-isolating following Jarrow MP Kate Osborne’s coronavirus diagnosis.

By Sophie Brownson
Monday, 16th March 2020, 1:09 pm
Updated Monday, 16th March 2020, 4:12 pm

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MP Mary Foy has announced that she is self-isolating ‘as a precaution’ after being in close contact with Jarrow MP Kate Osborne.

And now Durham City MP Mary Foy has said she has taken the precaution of self-isolating in a bid to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Announcing her decision on Twitter, constituents were reassured that the MP’s office will remain open.

The statement said: “As you may know, MP Kate Osborne has tested positive for Covid-19.

“As I’ve been in close contact with Kate, I’m self-isolating as a precaution.

“Our office will remain open, although we’ll not be accepting drop-ins.

Durham City MP Mary Foy.

“My thoughts are with Kate and I wish her a speedy recovery.”

Durham MP Mary Foy is self-isolating after a fellow MP's coronavirus diagnosis. Image by PA.