UK Business Secy Alok Sharma tested for virus after being taken ill

Business Secretary Alok Sharma

UK’s Business Secretary Alok Sharma is self-isolating at his home after feeling uneasy and sweating during a debate in House of Commons chamber on Wednesday.

Mr Sharma looked uncomfortable while taking part in a debate earlier, mopping his brow several times with his handkerchief while speaking, the BBC reported.

According to a spokesman, Mr Sharma had been tested for coronavirus and had returned home.

Business Secretary Alok Sharma

Mr Sharma was one of a handful of ministers to attend Tuesday’s cabinet meeting in Downing Street in person, the report said.

He was in the Commons chamber for nearly an hour earlier while leading for the government on the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill.

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