In the last week, the UK has reported 35,204 new cases of the Dela COVID variant - a 46 per cent increase - but the health secretary has, clearly, had other things on his mind.
An image, published in The Sun, shamefully shows Hancock cheating on his wife with Coladangelo - who is also married - at the Department of Health's London HQ last month.
The incident is alleged to have taken place in the headquarters in central London at around 3pm on May 6 this year - just a week after his first coronavirus jab.
Ironically, the kiss was also 13 days before the government relaxed safety rules including giving permission to hug.
As COVID-19 gripped Britain last year, Hancock appointed Coladangelo with taxpayers' money on a six-month contract.
At the time, the health secretary - who has three children with his spouse Martha - was ordering the British people not to hug anyone from other households. Talk about being a hypocrite.
As the nation was plunged into lockdown over Christmas, Hancock said it was "important for everybody to act like they might have the virus". Oh, the irony.
A whistleblower told The Sun it was "shocking that Mr Hancock was having an affair in the middle of a pandemic with an adviser and friend he used public money to hire".
As well as being Hancock's aide, mum-of-three Coladangelo is also a millionaire communications director of fashion firm Oliver Bonas, which is the brainchild of her husband, Oliver Tress.
But what else do we know about her husband and how did he make his fortune?
Who is Oliver Tress?
Oliver Tress is the founder and managing director of the independent lifestyle store chain, Oliver Bonas.
The chain sells a huge range of products from contemporary jewellery and women's fashion to gifts, homeware and furniture.
Tress founded the business in 1993 with a single shop in the capital and today, Oliver Bonas has grown into a chain of 60 quirky stores, which continue to defy a struggling high-street market.
Before he set up the lifestyle brand aged 25, he spent several years travelling to Hong Kong buying bags and accessories to sell to friends at fairs and markets.
Away from work-life Tress has three children with Coladangelo - Talia, Bruno and Layla.
Olly and family Tress at Richmond Running Festival to cheer on our 34 runners! #wheresolly #loverichmond pic.twitter.com/SFobV89QLZ
- Oliver Bonas (@OliverBonas) September 21, 2014
What is Oliver Tress's net worth?
Oliver Tress has an estimated net worth of £12m - with his several business endeavours copping him a pretty penny.
Drapers Online reported that his business Oliver Bonas' pre-tax profit increased by 2.8 per cent to £4.2m in 2017.
Similarly, Tress bagged a £15m revolving credit facility from HSBC.
With that, the businessman has added eight more stories in the United Kingdom - with reports revealing that Oliver Bonas has more than 80 stores.
Who is Gina Coladangelo?
Gina Coladangelo is communications director at Oliver Bonas, the fashion and lifestyle store founded by her husband Oliver Tress.
She is also a director and major shareholder at lobbying firm Luther Pendragon, which offers clients a "deep understanding of the mechanics of government".
Matt Hancock secretly appointed Coladangelo to the Department of Health and Social Care as an unpaid adviser on a six-month contract in March last year
In September, Hancock appointed Coladangelo as a non-executive director at DHSC, meaning that she is a member of the board that scrutinises the department.
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