FORMER Barrow MP John Woodcock is believed to have contracted coronavirus.

Mr Woodcock and his partner Isabel Hardman have reported symptoms suggesting they have caught COVID-19.

Miss Hardman posted on Twitter: "Alas we both seem to have coronavirus."

Miss Hardman, who is assistant editor of The Spectator, is currently pregnant.

She responded to one user on Twitter: "The midwives are being so proactive and as reassuring as they can be. We are all quite shook up about what things will be like."