Prime Minister Boris Johnson Has Caught the Coronavirus
It is not known how the Prime Minister caught the virus, but having been tested on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer for England, Chris Whitty, he has been diagnosed as infected with Coronavirus COVID-19. He is now self-isolating in Downing Street, and it is believed he has only experienced mild symptoms. The full statement from the Prime Minister’s Office is further below.
On his Twitter feed Boris Johnson made the following post:
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020