UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

 indianexpress.com  03/27/2020 11:45:13 
By: Express Web Desk | Updated: March 27, 2020 5:15:13 pm
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United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, according to local media reports.

In a video posted on Twitter, minutes ago, Johnson confirmed that he had developed mild symptoms “temperature and persistent cough” over the last 24 hours and tested positive for COVID-19.

He said he is self isolating and working from home. On Twitter, he wrote: “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 governments response via video-conference as we fight this virus. Together we will beat this with the hashtag Stay Home Save Lives.”

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 governments response via video-conference as we fight this virus.

Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0Ri

 Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020

More details to follow.

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