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Bristol mayor Marvin Rees in self-isolation

By ellie pipe, Thursday Mar 19, 2020

Marvin Rees is the latest politician to go into self-isolation during the coronavirus outbreak.

The mayor of Bristol is staying at home after a family member developed a cough, according to a BBC report.

On Tuesday, Rees shared a video to update people on the city’s response to the pandemic and urged people to be cautious and follow government advice.

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On Monday, MP for Bristol North, West Darren Jones announced he was in self-isolation after family members developed symptoms. Deputy mayor Asher Craig is also remaining at home after returning from a holiday to Malta.

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