UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus
With the world's government doing all they can to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, UK's prime minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for the virus. The PM shared the news in a 2 minutes 11 seconds video clip on Twitter.
In it, Johnson addressed the people of the UK, saying he wants to bring them up to date with his health status. He said,
"I've developed mild symptoms of the Coronavirus, that is to say, the temperature, and a persistent cough."
The PM noted that on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer, he took a test, which came out positive. He is self-isolating and working from his home.
Johnson assured the citizens and residents of the UK that he would keep heading the government's effort to fight the Coronavirus, thanks to technological advancements.
The PM went on to thank the NHS and everyone working to curb the virus.
Johnson also assured the people of the UK that they would overcome the virus by effectively complying with safety measures. He ended the message by asking everyone to stay home and safe.
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.— Boris Johnson #StayAlert (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0Ri
The PM's diagnosis is coming within two days of BBC reporting that Prince Charles tested positive for Coronavirus. The Prince of Wales and his wife, Duchess Camilla have been self-isolating at Balmoral Castle, but remain in good health.
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