Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak will not be self-isolating despite being contacted by NHS Test and Trace, Downing Street said.
It comes after Health Secretary Sajid Javid revealed that he tested positive for the virus yesterday.
Instead, the Prime Minister and Prime Minister will participate in a daily contact-checking pilot allowing them to continue working from Downing Street.
The Prime Minister is said to have had a lengthy meeting with Mr Javid at 10pm on Friday.
A Number 10 spokesman said: ‘They will only conduct essential government business during this period.’
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