The Prime Minister said he has developed mild symptoms and is self-isolating in Downing Street. He is continuing to run the government’s handling of the outbreak, he said in a video posted to his Twitter account.
Johnson said: “I have developed mild symptoms of the coronavirus, that’s to say temperature and persistent cough.
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
“On the advice of the chief medical officer, I have taken a test that has come out positive.
“But be in no doubt that I can continue, thanks to the wizardry of modern technology, to communicate with all my top team to lead the national fightback against coronavirus.”
Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II’s son and the heir to the British throne has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland, his office announced Wednesday.
Sources: CNN and Yahoo News